A 20-year-old man currently is warded in a serious condition at the Eric Williams Medical Complex, after an attempt was made on his life.

Reports are that the victim, who is from Cunupia, had his throat slashed during the attempt on his life.

Police said at about 8:30 am on Saturday, the victim was liming with some friends and family along Selena Avenue, Cunupia, when an argument broke out over a bottle of wine.

It quickly escalated, following which the suspect pulled out a knife from his pocket and slashed the victim across the throat.

The suspect, in attempting to flee the scene, came into contact with a moving vehicle.  He was knocked down, sustaining injuries to his legs.

The police and emergency health services were notified, and both the victim and suspect were taken for medical treatment.

The suspect was identified and currently is under police guard.

The victim remains at hospital in a serious condition.

WPC Mohan is continuing inquiries.