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Man found covered in blood with hand chopped off in north Harris County, authorities say

Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said the wound was self-inflicted.
Credit: KHOU 11

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Authorities are trying to find out what happened after a man was found covered in blood in north Harris County on Saturday.

Constable Mark Herman tweeted about the incident just after 2 p.m.

He said constable deputies responded to the scene after getting reports about the man along Aldine Westfield just south of Cypresswood Drive.

According to Herman, the man's hand had been "chopped off" in a self-inflicted incident, and it may have been an accident. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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