reports the accused invited all of his family over to his parent's house, telling them that a family meeting would be held.
The family and other relatives arrived, only to be attacked by the 45-year-old with a blowtorch.
Florida's Justice Department has not yet stated the reason why the accused, Justino Sanchez Diaz, attacked his family, however he has been arrested and charged with nine counts of attempted murder.
According to The Australian
, the man's parents are in the worse condition, whereas the other members have only been treated for their wounds.