Gun violence has shattered the very core of our nation. However, it is not the only means of inflicting grievous harm to another individual. Yesterday at around 4:00 pm police got a report about a chopping incident in Guatemala Street, Salvapan Area. When they arrived at the location, they found a man, who was later identified as 42 year old Amilcar Alvarado Cortez with a large chopped wound one the right side of his head and his left arm. He was immediately transported to the Western Regional Hospital. The police have detained one person in connection with the incident as investigation continues.