1 arrested after attack with machete-like weapon in Henderson Co.

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HENDERSONVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Deputies in Henderson County arrested a man after they say he attacked another man with what witnesses described as a machete-like weapon.

52-year-old Anthony Wayne Gibson was identified as the suspect and found walking in the area. Gibson has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Felony Aggravated Assault, and Felony Possession of Methamphetamine.

The assault happened just before 9pm Tuesday on Longview Drive in Hendersonville, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Gibson is being held in the Henderson County Detention Facility on $554,000 bond.

Deputies say the weapon has not yet been recovered.

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