Passers-by have found a man lying on the ground bleeding with injuries to various parts of his body, allegedly from a machete attack, in Vasastaden, Sweden shortly after 7 am on Monday morning.
The victim, a famous convicted murder who recently left prison, was transported to a nearby hospital where his injuries were treated.
According to the information provided by the medical service to the police, the man is not in life-threatening condition, Swedish broadcaster SVT reports.
According to SVT, the victim was previously convicted of murdering a young mother with whom he had previously had a relationship with.
“We are trying to create a picture of what has happened, it is only an hour old,” said Eva Nilsson, press spokesperson for the police.