Lexington, SC (WLTX) A Lexington man has been charged with attempted murder after a machete attack.

According to the Lexington Sheriff Department Ezra Foster, 32 was arrested after they responded to a stabbing during a domestic incident on Cochin Court. The victim was stabbed with a machete. He has been charged with attempted murder and possessing a weapon during a violent crime.

"According to the information we gathered at the scene, Foster attacked the victim with a machete", Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon, "The victim was able to get away and another person at the hone called 911".

The victim was transported to a local hospital but is expected to recover, Koon said.