Early morning cutting in Huntsville

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Early this morning a man is fighting for his life after having his throat cut in Huntsville.

Huntsville police received a call of a man with his throat cut — walking near Mount Vernon Road and Blue Springs Road.

The call came in around 12:30 a.m.

The victim told police he got into a fight with someone he knew.

The other guy told police he was attacked with a large metal lamp and fought back to defend himself.

The injuries in the case are considered life threatening.

The investigation hasn’t led to any arrest at this time.  If you have any information please call Huntsville Police at (256) 722-7100.