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Utah man used machete to attack victim



Salt Lake City, Utah –After allegedly attacking another person with a machete in Salt Lake City, a man has been arrested.

According to authorities, they have identified the suspect as Joseph Shelby Jones, 36.

Jones was involved in a fight with another person when the incident happened, Police said.

According to officers, Jones used a machete and metal chain to strike the victim during the argument.

After sustaining serious injuries, the victim was transported to a local hospital.

According to police, while arresting, he was in possession of drug paraphernalia, two syringes and a bag filled with a white powdery residue inside. Jones has been arrested on two charges including aggravated assault resulting in serious bodily injury and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.


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