Machete attack in Colorado home leaves one dead, three injured

A suspect was taken into custody and is awaiting charges

A man in Colorado was taken into custody Tuesday night after a machete attack near Denver left one woman dead and sent three other people to the hospital, according to authorities.

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Police responded to the 2400 block of Cherry Circle in Brighton, Colo., around 9:50 p.m. after a neighbor reported hearing screaming coming from the home, Fox 31 Denver reported.

Officers found several people injured inside. A woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Another woman and two men were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries.

The suspect allegedly hacked several people with a machete and fled from the scene on foot as officers arrived.

He was taken into custody after a short vehicle and foot pursuit involving the use of a police K-9 unit and was treated at an area hospital for a dog bite, the Brighton Police Department said in a statement. His name is being withheld by authorities until charges are filed.

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The name of the deceased victim is being withheld until next of kin are notified.