DELAND, Fla. -- A 50-year-old man was stabbed in the neck in a fight at a DeLand laundromat Sunday.

  • Police: 2 men were arguing at laundromat
  • One man was stabbed in the neck
  • The other man was arrested

Donald Frenier was in critical condition after the stabbing at Boulevard Laundry on the 1300 block of North Woodland Boulevard after 1 p.m.

Police said Frenier and Terrence Calkins, 51, were involved verbal argument while doing laundry.

Calkins then stabbed Frenier in the neck, according to police. An arrest affidavit said a witness told investigators that Calkins threatened Frenier by saying, "I'm gonna stab you."

Calkins told investigators that Frenier came at him aggressively, so he "stood his ground." When the fight went outside, he said Frenier came at him, "causing the knife to penetrate his throat," the affidavit said.

Frenier was transported to Florida Hospital DeLand in critical condition. He was later transferred to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.

When police arrived, they said Calkins was "still on scene tending to his laundry." Calkins was arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.