2 arrested in Holbrook fatal stabbing

Suffolk County police investigate a fatal stabbing on

Suffolk County police investigate a fatal stabbing on Union Avenue in Holbrook. (Sept. 26, 2012) (Credit: Stringer News Service)

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Two men were arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man outside a sports bar and grill in Holbrook Wednesday, Suffolk police said.

Robert Gregory, 19, of Farmingville, was charged with second-degree murder, while Rueben Rosario, 28, of Selden, was charged with second-degree gang assault, homicide detectives said.

Police had earlier identified the dead man as Julian Pena, 29, of Holbrook.

Another man was injured and was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was treated and released. Police said that man was not stabbed, but they declined to provide details.

Police said Pena was stabbed outside Momo's, 350 Union Ave. Sixth Precinct officers went to the bar's parking lot at 12:02 a.m. Wednesday after reports of a fight and possible stabbing.

Gregory and Rosario were scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in First District Court in Central Islip.

With Ellen Yan

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