Salt Lake City woman arrested for allegedly trying to kill man with Samurai sword

Tasha Davis mugshotSalt Lake City (KSTU) — A Salt Lake woman is in custody after police said she allegedly tried to hill a man with a Samurai sword.

Officers said 25-year-old Tasha Davis was arguing with a neighbor near 1100 S. and 400 E. when things quickly escalated.

According to police, Davis went to her apartment and returned wielding a 27-inch Samurai sword.

Police said Davis attacked the victim, repeatedly swinging the long at him.

The man blocked one of the swings with his arm, giving him a large gash.

Davis’ boyfriend grabbed her and held her until officers arrived.

Police said they found the bloodied victim and arrested Davis for attempted murder.