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Fort Lauderdale man twice stabs victim, threatens him, deputies say

Excedrick McFadden faces charges of aggravated battery, probation violation

Excedrick McFadden is accused of stabbing another man.
Excedrick McFadden is accused of stabbing another man.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A Fort Lauderdale man was arrested after he stabbed another man in his neck and leg, deputies said.

Excedrick McFadden, 33, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of aggravated battery.

According to a probable cause affidavit, McFadden stabbed Deon Daniels twice in his neck and right leg and then threatened him with a gun.

Deputies said McFadden was found blocks away with two pocket knives in his possession.

Daniels, who was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, identified McFadden as his attacker. A motive for the stabbing was not provided.

Deputies said McFadden was serving probation until 2021. He also faces a probation violation charge. 

McFadden was being held in the main Broward County jail on a $7,500 bond.