NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Authorities say 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 say the attacker, 21-year-old Cristhian Ramos-Murillo, 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.