A chopping incident almost turned deadly for a Belize City resident. The victim, Kareem Foreman Swaso told police that on Sunday morning, he was in Belmopan when he got into a quarrel with a 17 year old resident of the area. Foreman said the teen chopped him to the back of the head and to his left palm. He was taken to the Western Regional Hospital then to the KHMH in a critical condition. Police have the 17 year in custody.