Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with attempted murder in an incident early Wednesday morning in Spryfield.
Officers went to a residence on Sylvia Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. to investigate a disturbance.
They say two men who knew each other got in a fight.
A 41-year-old was taken to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Lucian Swinamer, 43, was arrested at the scene and also faces a charge of aggravated assault.