Man critical after family dispute ends in violent machete attack

HOUSTON – A man is in critical condition after authorities said he was stabbed multiple times with a machete.

The stabbing happened around 11:40 p.m. at a home on Pastoria Drive near Clodine Road in Fort Bend County. 

Authorities said they said went to a home after a call came in about a man covered in blood knocking on a neighbor's door and when they arrived, they found a man who had been stabbed multiple times. 

The victim was in his home when a fight broke out between him and a family member, deputies said. 

Deputies said the fight moved outside as it escalated. It ended with the victim getting stabbed multiple times with a machete, authorities said. The victim was rushed to a hospital in critical condition via Life Flight.

The neighbor who helped the victim spent the morning washing blood from his driveway.

"I look out the window and I saw a guy on the ground asking for help," the neighbor said. "(There was) a lot of blood, on his face, head, hair everything, his shirt, everything. We thought it was somebody from the street. We did not know he was a neighbor until he gave the officer his address."

He said the incident was frightening.

"It was really shocking because we were told this was a very quiet neighborhood," the neighbor said. "My wife is really scared right now."

Authorities said they recovered the machete and have identified everyone involved.

Deputies have not yet taken anyone into custody. Investigators are working to find the family member involved in the attack. 

A search warrant has been obtained for the home where the stabbing happened.

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