COPIAGUE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Long Island are investigating an altercation that left one man stabbed to death and sent another to the hospital Saturday night.
Authorities say two men attending a wedding party at 120 Amerigo Vespucci Ave. in Copiague became involved in the altercation around 8:20 p.m.
Anyelo Rosario, 28, of Copiague was stabbed during the course of the scuffle. He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The other man involved in the altercation was also taken to the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.
Neighbors told 1010 WINS’ Andrew Falzon they heard emergency vehicles pulling up.
“I heard a bunch of ambulance and cops and sirens – that’s it,” a neighbor said.
Late Sunday, a suspect, Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, of Lindenhurst, was arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter in the incident.