Man injured in machete, baseball bat attack near Publix
Victim taken to hospital in critical condition
A man was seriously injured after he was attacked by two other men wielding a machete and baseball bat near a Publix in West Palm Beach, police said.
The attack occurred just before 4 p.m. Wednesday near the Publix parking lot at the Southdale Shopping Center in the 800 block of Southern Boulevard.
West Palm Beach police spokesman Mike Jachles said the 49-year-old victim was stabbed, cut with a machete and beaten with a baseball bat.
Jachles said one of the victim's two attackers fled in a blue Jeep but ditched it in the parking lot before running off. The second attacker also got away.
The victim was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in critical condition.
A motive for the attack wasn't immediately known.
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call police at 561-822-1825.
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