BANKS, Ore. -- A man accused of attacking a Washington County hunter is now facing an attempted murder charge.

A grand jury indicted 20-year-old Linus Norgren on charges of attempted murder, strangulation and first-degree assault.

Investigators said Norgren was naked and yelling about Sasquatch when he beat 58-year-old Jeff McDonald with a rock and strangled him with a shirt.

McDonald was eventually able to hold Norgren at gunpoint until police arrived.

Doctors had worried that McDonald might lose an eye, but his wife told KGW her husband is recovering well at home. She said he will have to go through months of physical therapy for shoulder injuries suffered in the attack.

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