SAN ANTONIO – A man who was being attacked with a machete was able to wrestle the weapon away from his alleged attacker and strike back, according to San Antonio police.
The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the 3000 block of Pitluk Avenue.
According to officers at the scene, the man with the machete showed up at the home of a woman and began arguing with the other man.
He then used a machete to cut the 60-year-old victim, causing deep wounds to his arm.
Police say at some point during the attack, the victim was able to grab the machete and use it on the 49-year-old suspect.
The suspect also suffered cuts to his arm and head.
Both men were rushed to a hospital.
At the scene, officers said the victim had suffered the most serious wounds, possibly life-threatening injuries.
A later reported stated he was upgraded to serious condition.
The suspect was stable, the report said.