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Thank God they were drunk so they couldn’t hurt each other

Salt Lake Tribune: Machete duel ends with one man hogtied
SLC cops say no injuries in fracas

Salt Lake City police say two men dueled with machetes in a fight that ended with one person hogtied.

Early Wednesday, the two men were drinking in the 1300 South block of 1200 West when an argument erupted. Fists where thrown and one man picked up a machete, police said.

The second man also retrieved a machete, according to police, and they began dueling with the weapons.

The machete duel ended without injury, police said, and one of the men began chasing the other down the street.

The pursuer tackled the other man at Emery Street and California Avenue and hogtied him before police arrived about 5 a.m.