MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in the neck during a dispute in a King Kullen parking lot in Middle Island, Suffolk County Police said.

Joseph Rovinsky, 24, of Port Monmouth, N.J., and Shante Tyler, 21, of Eatontown, N.J., were sitting in a car with a man and a woman Monday morning around 10:15 a.m. when an argument broke out.

Police said Rovinsky and Tyler stabbed the man in the neck and punched the woman in the head before fleeing on foot.

Canine Police Officer Mark Sacco and his dog, Max, found the suspects hiding in a wooded area nearby.

Police said the victims were taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center where the man was treated for serious injuries. The woman, who suffered minor injuries, was treated and released.

Rovinsky and Tyler have been charged with assault.

Comments (8)
  1. NonaYa says:

    Just want to let you all know it wasnt a “love triangle” and it sure as hell wasnt self defense!

  2. Charlie Sheen says:

    Let’s sing the “Ebony and Ivory” song.

  3. Kenneth Moreno says:

    sounds like a love triangle to me….

  4. Cliffie says:

    y is dis pipe always empty when its our turn????

  5. What a cute couple! says:

    The ‘less filling/tastes great’ debate takes a violent turn.

  6. yea its me says:

    they had a pretty good reason.. its call SELF DEFENSE

  7. Johnny Handsome says:

    So they both had a hold on the knife when he victim was stabbed. Must be a pretty big knife.

    1. What a Dope!! says:

      And they say that good looking people are notvery smart. You are such an Idiot, you are Handsome, Johnny.

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