Colts linebacker, girlfriend attacked in Georgia

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) is pressured by Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — According to police in Georgia, Colts linebacker Erik Walden was hurt after being attacked by his ex-girlfriend.

Officers say Erica Palmer, who is also the mother of his two children, left her Tennessee home to drive to Georgia and target Walden.

According to police, she stopped at a Wal-Mart on the way and bought a knife and bat. Police said she also attacked Walden’s current girlfriend, breaking the woman’s arm.

Palmer is booked on 13 charges that include aggravated assault and battery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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