Mandan man arrested in crossbow attack on truck

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MANDAN, N.D. (KFYR) -- A Mandan man was charged with shooting a crossbow arrow at another man’s truck and sending him a threatening text.

Lt. Pat Haug with the Mandan Police Department says Michael Eckis shot the arrow at another man’s truck and broke a window.

Police say Eckis also sent the victim a text message saying, “The next one goes into you.”

The victim told officers Eckis then went to the man’s home and swung a small wooden bat at him several times.

Eckis was charged with terrorizing and reckless endangerment. He also had an outstanding warrant.