LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police say a North Hills man who swung a machete and cut his brother-in-law’s hand during a family dispute prompted a four-hour standoff Tuesday night.

Saul Guevara was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon following the standoff at the home near Roscoe Boulevard and Kester Avenue.

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Guevara began fighting with his brother-in-law in the backyard when he went back inside the home and grabbed a machete, Los Angeles police Sgt. Sandra Carlson said.

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Carlson said Guevara, who reportedly had been drinking, eventually was persuaded by family members to surrender at about midnight.

The victim was taken to a hospital, from where he was released after his wound was stitched, Carlson said.

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