Just before our news time, reports reaching Plusnews is that there was a chopping incident in Yo Creek Village in Orange Walk District. Details are still sketchy but we understand that five persons were viciously chopped by a man wielding a machete. We have been told that four of the persons chopped are considered critical and were transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. What led to the chopping is still unclear at this time. The scene of the incident has been processed by police and tells of a gruesome incident as blood splatter can be seen on the ground and on the walls. We understand that at least one victim had an arm and several fingers amputated while the other s were severely wounded. When we called Orange Walk police just before news time, they said they are unable to give any details at this time but are investigating the matter. As soon as we have more information on this incident we will be sure to share it with you.