Six Nations Police: Man hospitalized after stabbing self in chest with machete

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER- Six Nations Police and emergency services rushed to a First Line Road home after a man stabbed himself in the  chest with a machete, Tuesday (September 10) at about 4:46 p.m..

Police arrived with Ambulance and found a 48-year-old man with an 18 inch machete sticking out of his torso, approximately 8-10 inches inside the males stomach.

The police investigation determined the man, who is a tenant at the residence,  became argumentative with his room mate after he was denied permission to smoke in the residence. The man admitted to stabbing himself with the machete and then wrapped the blade with some cloth. Police and paramedics observed a large amount of blood on his stomach and under his body.

The man was transported to hospital by Ambulance, where he was admitted for medical attention.

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