Woman attacked by machete-wielding man

Woman attacked by machete-wielding man

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One woman was attacked by a machete-wielding man in one of two separate Sunday stabbing incidents under investigation by New Orleans police.

The first incident occurred just after 6 p.m. in the 2800 block of New Orleans Street.

The victim, a 32-year-old man, and the perpetrator, Trederica Lawrence, 22, got into shouting match.

Lawrence pulled a weapon and stabbed the victim. She was arrested by police.

The next incident occurred just before 11:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of Lynhuber Street.

The victim, a 26-year-old woman, was attacked by a machete-wielding man.

She suffered several cuts and was taken to University Hospital.

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