A chopping incident which occurred on Wednesday evening in Soufriere reportedly stemmed from a land dispute between the victim and his four attackers.
Reports are that three of the four men who attacked Stephen Melius, 36, are being questioned by the police and are currently assisting with the investigations.
Melius, from Esperance, Soufriere was returning from his farm when he was attacked.
He was discovered lying in a pool of blood close to the Mocha Bridge, Fond St. Jacques at around 7:00 p.m. and was bleeding profusely from the head.
Residents were surprised by the incident, stating that the community is a peaceful one.
Melius was taken to the Soufriere Hospital and later transferred to Victoria Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.