An altercation between two male cousins at Ti Rocher, Micoud, on Thursday came to a bloody end when one chopped the other on the neck, police say.
According to the police, the incident occurred about 11.30 am at a home in the community.
As a result, one of the men is currently at St Jude Hospital.
However, the other is in police custody, a law enforcement official told St Lucia Times.
By late Thursday afternoon emergency officials reported that the victim was out of surgery and in ‘serious but sable condition.’
There are no further details at this time.