Copiague man accused of trying to kill ex-girlfriend

COPIAGUE - A Copiague man is accused of trying to kill his ex-girlfriend in a Massapequa parking lot.

The incident happened at Carman's Plaza in Massapequa. Shoppers heard the 25-year-old woman screaming from inside an SUV and rushed to help.

Police say the unidentified woman was stabbed 13 times by her ex-boyfriend. Police have identified the man as 45-year-old Ruben Estrada. Estrada then stabbed himself in the chest.

Both are in critical but stable condition. Estrada is now facing attempted murder charges.

Good Samaritans help save woman in Massapequa stabbing

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