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Men accused of destroying car with baseball bat, ax

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Shawn Jaggers (Source: LMDC) Shawn Jaggers (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A vehicle was totaled in early November when two men beat it with a baseball bat and an ax, according to police.

Shawn M. Jaggers, 22, and an unknown accomplice are accused of denting the car and breaking out its windows while the car's owner and his girlfriend witnessed the incident on November 9. Police said the victims yelled at the men to stop, at which time Jaggers pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the pair. The victims then ran back toward their home to call police.

Jaggers and the other man jumped into a red Pontiac and fled the scene, police said.

According to investigators, Jaggers' brother is dating the sister of one of the victims, and the other victim had been involved in a dispute with Jaggers' brother.

Police said all of the damaged car's windows were broken out and the trunk, hook, fenders, etc. were dented. The car is valued at approximately $2,500.00.

Jaggers is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree criminal mischief.

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