Five arrests made in Michigan brawl involving baseball bat, machete

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Five men have been arrested after a caught-on-video brawl involving a machete and a baseball bat erupted in a Michigan parking lot during an exchange of property between relatives, according to a report.

The melee took place Saturday evening in Bruce Township after an earlier incident in Imlay City, the Detroit News reported, citing the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office.

Toma Kejbo, 30, and Yosek Asak, 20, drove up in a Dodge Ram to the parking lot, where they were met by Sayel Slaiwa, 35, and Latif Patris, 68, who arrived in a Ford F-150, according to the newspaper.

Slaiwa and Patris — who were carrying a machete and a baseball bat, respectively – began fighting with the other two men when a GMC Yukon driven by Roodi Qarchw, 21, arrived and rammed the F-150, almost striking Slaiwa, police said.

Slaiwa and Patris allegedly injured a 48-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Yukon. She was treated at a hospital and released, according to the report.

Kejbo, the Dodge driver, remained hospitalized and faces a felony charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. Asak faces two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

Slaiwa, the Ford driver, faces charges of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, and assault with a dangerous weapon. Patris faces three felony counts of assault with a dangerous weapon.

Meanwhile, Qarchw faces a felony charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.

All the suspects besides Kejbo were being held at the Macomb County Jail.