A Rochester man was arrested after after an argument at a party turned into an assault involving a machete.
Police say 19-year-old Shamar Blunt of St. Charles was taken into custody late Friday afternoon.
Officers say Blunt slashed the chest of a 24-year-old man after the argument broke out on the 2100 block of 48th Street Northwest.
Several people then struggled for control of the weapon.
Police say the victim also sustained a "defensive wound" to the hand when trying to wrestle away the machete.
Blunt then left the machete in the driveway and fled with a woman. The victim was treated for minor injuries at Mayo Clinic- Saint Marys.
Police were interviewing the victim when Blunt arrived at the emergency room for an injury to his hand.
Blunt was arrested shortly afterward.
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