BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Benton man is charged with attempted murder after his partner was brought to the hospital with a knife wound to the neck.

According to the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, detectives were notified by hospital staff that the victim arrived at the emergency room with a knife wound to her neck that she got at home.

Hospital staff also told police that she had been punched in the face.

Detectives got a search warrant on the home and found evidence of a struggle.

Jose Rafael Gomez, 61, was arrested and charged with one count of domestic abuse battery and one count of attempted second-degree murder.

Gomez was booked Saturday morning into the Bossier Maximum Security Facility with a $160,000 bond.