Teen stabbed on Long Island after dispute on Mastic Road

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

MASTIC, N.Y. (WABC) -- A 17-year-old man was stabbed to death in Mastic on Friday evening.

According to Suffolk County Police, around 5 p.m., Trevor Bender was in a car stuck in traffic on Mastic Road when he and the driver started to argue with a group standing at the corner of Mastic Road and Moriches Avenue.

Bender and the driver, 18, got out of the car and went up to the group. A man stabbed Bender in the chest, and the suspect fled on foot.

Bender, 17, of Mastic, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers.