LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A Lynn man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly using a machete to assault two men over the weekend.

Police say officers responded to reports of a fight involving a knife at around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they located two men with severe lacerations.

The men were taken to Salem Hospital to be treated for injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police say an investigation revealed that 44-year-old Ramon Burgos allegedly assaulted the men with a machete after an argument.

The Daily Item (http://bit.ly/1jYJqip ) reports that Burgos was charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of mayhem.

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Information from: The (Lynn, Mass.) Daily Item, http://itemlive.com