Man cut in the shoulder with machete in NW Houston, HPD says

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HOUSTON – A man has been reportedly stabbed or cut with a machete in northwest Houston, according to police.

Officials with the Houston Police Department say the incident happened in the 3400 block of Mangum Road near W. 34th Street around 7:30 p.m.

HPD officers say they have detained a person, although it is unclear what prompted the altercation.

The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, HPD stated.

It is unclear if the suspect will face charges in this case.

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