SOURCE: FoxNews & Orlando Sentinel
UPDATED: 8:01 am EDT June 10, 2009
NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Authorities said a Broward man attacked his girlfriend with a machete and chopped off four of her fingers.
The sheriff’s office reports that the woman was taken to a nearby hospital for emergency surgery Tuesday night. She was listed in critical condition.
Authorities said the attacker, Ramos-Murillo, 21, was also taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. He faces attempted murder charges once he’s released.
Authorities aren’t saying what led to the attack.