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Posted on: August 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Suspect in custody after machete attack

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Brighton Police have a man in custody after he reportedly attacked several people with a machete at a residence in the 2400 block of Cherry Circle, fatally injuring one adult female.

Police were called to a report of a disturbance with weapons at about 9:50 p.m. When officers arrived, they found several adult victims who had been injured in the attack, including the female pronounced dead at the scene; two adult males and an additional adult female were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. The identity of the victims is being withheld pending notification of relatives.

The suspect, who fled the scene as officers arrived, was located after a short vehicle and foot pursuit involving the use of a police K-9 unit, and was treated at an area hospital for a dog bite. His identity is being withheld pending the filing of charges.

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