Man gets 30 years in prison for hammer attack

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for attacking a hot dog vendor with a hammer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 25-year-old Darnell Hollings of St. Louis was found guilty of first-degree assault and armed criminal action in March. He was sentenced Friday.

Hollings was among four men who attacked a hot dog vendor at a Home Depot in August 2013. The other three defendants were earlier sentenced to prison.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,