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Man arrested for attempted murder with machete

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Keath Jordan Keath Jordan
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Wednesday night police responded to a residence on Ottawa Avenue for a physical disturbance.  When officers arrived at the scene they observed a victim with a bloody towel wrapped around his hand.

The victim told police that his uncle, Keath Jordan, attacked him with a machete.  Jordan was arrested soon after police arrived.

According to the police report an argue erupted over lunch preparation between the suspect and the victim.  The suspect retrieved a rusty machete from a bedroom and hit the victim on the face, shoulder and arm.

Officers noticed blood throughout the home and located the machete in a laundry room.

The suspect told police he was acting in self defense after the victim stabbed him in the hand.  EMS at the scene could not find any marks on the suspects hands.

Jordan was given at $225,000 bond for the attempted murder charges.

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