Police in Olympia are searching for the suspect in an assault at a homeless encampment late Wednesday near Martin Way East.
Olympia police Lt. Sam Costello said the suspect, James Fagan, 34, is believed to have hit another man in the head with a hammer, fracturing the victim’s skull.
The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, Costello said.
Fagan was last seen near the 3300 block of Martin Way East.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Al Weinnig at 360-239-3898 or Sgt. Jeff Herbig at 360-239-1154.