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Police: 18-year-old jogger accused of stabbing man following altercation in Centereach

According to police, the 49-year-old man was driving his vehicle into the entrance of Shell Gas on Middle Country Road when a jogger identified as Matthew Ulloa, 18, yelled at the driver.

News 12 Staff

Sep 2, 2022, 9:14 AM

Updated 657 days ago

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An East Setauket man is being treated for serious injuries after he was stabbed 11 times in Centereach Thursday night, police say.
According to police, the 49-year-old man was driving his vehicle into the entrance of Shell Gas on Middle Country Road when a jogger identified as Matthew Ulloa, 18, yelled at the driver.
"The guy shouldn't have gone after the kid jogging," said Joe Mileto, Centereach. "The kid is 18, and he goes and stabs the guy for what? What could you possibly say to somebody that would make you take out a knife and stab the guy? "
News 12 was told that driver continued into the station, filled up his vehicle with gas, got back in his car, caught up with Ulloa down the road, got out of the car, and confronted Ulloa.
After a physical confrontation, police say Ulloa stabbed the victim 11 times with a knife.
Ulloa was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
The victim's condition is unknown.


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