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Man Stabbed in Wantagh After Beer Pong Argument

The victim was treated at a local hospital, cops said.

Credit: NCPD.
Credit: NCPD.
LONG ISLAND, NY -- A local man was arrested after a beer pong confrontation led to a man being stabbed, police said.

According to detectives, Michael Pelaez, 22, of Wantagh, and a 25-year-old male victim were playing in the garage of Palaez' home at 3:55 a.m. Monday when the argument ensued. 

Pelaez allegedly went into his home, retrieved a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the right hand. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment while Palaez was arrested at the scene.

Pelaez has been charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. His arraignment is scheduled for Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

This is a developing news story, and Patch will provide more information as it's made available.
Malone June 03, 2013 at 08:17 PM
He was probably leaning
Mr. Slickshit June 04, 2013 at 08:33 PM
I hate when that happens...
Steve Haubeil June 05, 2013 at 03:09 PM
It's not a party until someone gets stabbed.
FedUpRealist June 10, 2013 at 12:26 PM
Santaprompter had NOTHIN' to do with it!!!

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