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West Babylon man charged in stabbing at Wyandanch high school football game, police say

Kaurron Foster, 21, of West Babylon, is under

Kaurron Foster, 21, of West Babylon, is under arrest on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, charged in the stabbing of two teens during a fight after a football game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Wyandanch Memorial High School. Credit: SCPD / Paul Mazza

Suffolk County police have charged a West Babylon man in the stabbing of two teens at Wyandanch High's homecoming football game Saturday night.

Kaurron Foster, 21, of West Babylon, is accused of stabbing the two teens during a fight at about 5 p.m. behind the bleachers after Saturday afternoon's Wyandanch Memorial High School football game against Southampton-Ross, police said.

The stabbing was unrelated to the game or other Wyandanch students, police said.

Several people were involved in the fight, in which two North Amityville teens -- Malik Harrison, 17, and Kymel Sims, 18 -- suffered stab wounds that were not considered life-threatening, Suffolk County police said. They were both taken by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.

In First District Court in Central Islip Sunday morning, Foster's first name was listed as Genesis. He was arraigned on two felony assault charges and ordered held on $100,000 cash bail or $300,000 bond.

According to the complaint and prosecutor Caroline Mayrhofer, Foster stabbed the first victim about 5:07 p.m. twice in the back with a black folding knife, then stabbed another victim in the left side.

The stabbings were witnessed by two people, Mayrhofer said.

A woman who said she was Foster's girlfriend was in the courtroom. She declined to comment.

He was represented by an attorney from the Legal Aid Society.

"We regret that anything like this happened," Wyandanch school district spokesman Nathan Jackson said Saturday night. "We had a bad season. This is the first good game we played. We really regret that something like this happened on homecoming day." Wyandanch lost, 28-26.

Saturday night marked the second stabbing at a football game on Long Island this weekend. The other followed a football game at Half Hollow Hills High School East on Friday night. The two stabbings were unrelated.

Two members of the Wyandanch Memorial High School varsity football team were suspended from school last week and more suspensions are possible amid an investigation into "bullying pranks" in the locker room, the district said in a statement Thursday.

With Will James

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