Yorlin Solorzano, 23, of Uniondale was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 7,...

Yorlin Solorzano, 23, of Uniondale was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, after stabbing his roommate with a steak knife, Nassau County police said. Credit: NCPD

A Uniondale man has been arrested after stabbing his roommate in the chest with a steak knife during an argument, Nassau County police said.

Police said the assault happened at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday while Yorlin Solorzano, 23, of Lawrence Street, was arguing with the roommate at his residence.

The victim sustained a cut in the chest and was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

Solorzano was arraigned Wednesday on charges of second-degree assault and fourth-degree possession of a dangerous weapon. He was held on a $15,000 bail, online court records show.

He was represented by the Legal Aid Society, which has a policy of not commenting in the early stages of a case.

A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports. Credit: Newsday Staff

'Why am I giving up my Friday night to listen to this?' A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports.

A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports. Credit: Newsday Staff

'Why am I giving up my Friday night to listen to this?' A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports.

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