A man in his forties is reported to be in stable condition at Victoria Hospital after a chopping incident near the Babonneau multipurpose centre.
The victim has been identified by law enforcement sources as Trevor Joseph.
Joseph is reported to have been struck on the neck with a machete during an argument with another man, said to be in his sixties.
The victim was transported to hospital via ambulance.
The alleged assailant is reported to have surrendered to the police.
According to information, the chopping incident occurred at around 5.pm Wednesday.