Police Search for Suspect of Vicious Machete Attack

A man was rushed to the hospital after he was attacked with a machete Tuesday afternoon.

"This gentleman across the way came at him with a machete and started hacking on him on the side and went to the head," witness Ray Martinez said. "It was a dull knife. Had it been sharper, it would have hacked him to pieces."

The victim's bloody shirt and a trail of blood lay at the crime scene in the 500 block of Cheyenne, near Baldwin and Morgan.

Police said the victim got into a fight with his neighbor across the street, and the neighbor grabbed a machete and slashed him several times. The victim is expected to be okay.

By the time police arrived, the suspect had already taken off, leaving the dull, rusty blade behind. Police are still are still looking for him.


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