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North Windham man arraigned after he allegedly nearly severed off neighbors arm

NORTH WINDHAM — A man is in critical condition after he was attacked with a machete in North Windham last night. The man who allegedly attacked him was in...

NORTH WINDHAM -- A man is in critical condition after he was attacked with a machete in North Windham last night.

The man who allegedly attacked him was in arraigned Thursday.

Doran Shumway was arraigned in Danielson Superior Court Thursday on multiple charges including attempted murder.

He allegedly nearly severed the arm of his neighbor with a machete after a confrontation, the victim also cut in the chest. According to Shumway's lawyer, the suspect and victim once lived together. That man was taken by Life Star to Hartford Hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. The incident happened on James Drive around 10:30 Wednesday night.

According to Shumway's lawyer, he called 9-1-1 after the incident. He's now being placed on a psychiatric watch.

He's being held in $1 million bail and is due back in court on September 6th.

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