Breaking News US/Australia ll  Lacrosse captain ‘stabbed and nearly disemboweled roommate ‘

Breaking News US/Australia ll Lacrosse captain ‘stabbed and nearly disemboweled roommate ‘


Matthew Stockfeder, 21, a St John’s University lacrosse team captain, has been charged with stabbing his roommate and nearly disemboweling him during a fight A lacrosse team captain at St John’s University in New York has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his roommate after an argument at an unsanctioned off-campus fraternity house  The victim, who survived the attack, later told police he did not realize what had happened until he saw his own intestines sliding out of the wound in his stomach Matthew Stockfeder, 21, was arrested on Wednesday on felony counts of assault with intent to cause serious physical injury and assault with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon Stockfeder was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on Wednesday He is due back in court on December 5.According to charging documents obtained by DailyMail com from the Queen District Attorney’s office, police were called to the fraternity house at 73-20 172nd Street in Queens, just a few blocks from St John’s main campus, at around 12 30am for a report of a stabbing.Responding officers interviewed the victim, identified as 26-year-old Justin Corpolongo, who told them that he and his roommate, Stockfeder, got into a verbal dispute, which then escalated to a physical altercation During the bout, Corpolongo said Stockfeder tried to punch him multiple times At some point during the melee, as Stockfeder was holding the victim’s head down at his stomach level, Corpolongo said he felt a sharp pain in his abdomen and saw that he was bleeding profusely Share this article Share Corpolongo was rushed to New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, where he underwent surgery to reconnect his small intestine and have a small cut to the left side of his abdomen stitched up A doctor who treated the victim told police that the 26-year-old’s knife wound was four-five inches deep in his abdomen The New York Daily News reported, citing police sources, that the dispute between Stockfeder and Corpolongo, who is a St John’s alum and former lacrosse player, started on Monday, when the victim came home from work and complained that his roommate was playing music too loudly   Stockfeder is accused of plunging a knife into his roommate’s stomach, severing his small intestine Stockfeder and their other roommate took off in a huff and headed to the nearby fraternity house to watch Monday Night Football on TV  The 21-year-old lacrosse captain allegedly sent a series of mocking text messages to Corpolongo throughout the evening  At around midnight, the St John’s alum arrived at the frat house and confronted Stockfeder about the texts, resulting in the violent physical confrontation  Corpolongo told police he did not know he had been stabbed until he realized that ‘[my] intestines were coming out,’ the paper reported, quoting an unnamed source  St John’s spokesperson Brian Browne stressed that the incident took place at ‘an off-campus location, not owned by the University,’ and said the university is fully cooperating with the police investigation   When reached by phone on Wednesday afternoon, Browne declined to comment on Stockeder’s current academic status citing federal privacy laws, but told DailyMail com that the senior is not participating in any team activities  All photos and mentions of the student have been removed from the university’s website as of late afternoon   According to a Facebook post on St John’s University Men Lacrosse page, dated January 21, 2017, Stockfeder – then a college freshman – graduated from Walt Whitman High School in Melville, New York, where he played as a three-year starter and two-year captain in midfield  Stockfeder was named as one of Long Island Newsday’s Top 100 Lacrosse Players in 2016 He also was All County and All League in 2015 and 2016.

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