Police: Man arrested for slashing another man with machete in Valley Stream
Police say a man has been arrested for slashing another man with a machete inside a laundromat in Valley Stream.
Police were called to Laundry Palace on West Merrick Road early Tuesday morning and found the victim lying on the floor.
Detectives say 30-year-old Roberto Velasquez got into a fight with the victim, slashing him multiple times with a machete.
The man was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition this morning.
Velasquez was arrested a short time later.
Velasquez is facing attempted murder and assault charges.