DEFUNIAK SPRINGS – A man who threw a log at a woman, injuring her shin, told Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies that he’d thrown it at the ground and it bounced up and hit her accidentally.

The 26-year-old DeFuniak Springs man said he was angry at the time.

The victim is the mother of his child. She told the deputy that the injury was intentional. Her shin was bleeding.

The suspect was charged with battery.