A man faces a murder charge after allegedly hitting another man with a machete.
A witness described the suspect as attempting to “chop” the male victim with said machete.
According to an official magistrate’s report, on Tuesday, police responded to a disturbance in Dededo where a witness said that 20-year-old Gary Walter attempted to chop a male victim with a machete.
The report adds that the victim further explained that Walter asked him, “What are you looking at?”
The victim replied saying he was just a worker for the mayor’s office when Walter struck the man with a machete which knocked him unconscious.
Court documents also say that when the victim regained consciousness, allegedly Walter swung the machete again multiple times.
Court documents added that the victim was able to block his face with his hands before escaping.
The victim had a laceration on his head, and cuts on his fingers and legs and was transported to the hospital.
Upon police interview, Walter admitted to striking the man at least four times and the victim was also shielding his face with his hands.
Police confiscated the machete.
Gary Walter is charged with attempted murder as a 1st-degree felony and aggravated assault as a 2nd and 3rd-degree felony. All charges with a special allegation of use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony.