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Suspect Nabbed After Broad-Daylight Long Island Shooting

William Floyd Parkway at Surrey Circle in Shirley.
William Floyd Parkway at Surrey Circle in Shirley. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A suspect has been nabbed after a man was injured in a Long Island shooting that happened in broad daylight.

A 21-year-old man was driving a 2007 GMC pickup, when a man known to the victim, driving a gray sedan shot the victim through the door, striking his left leg on southbound William Floyd Parkway at Surrey Circle in Shirley, at approximately 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, Suffolk County Police said.

The 21-year-old man was transported to a local hospital with a minor injury to his left leg.

On Thursday, Dec. 31, Suffolk County Police announced John Desposito, age 28, of Shirley, was charged with second-degree assault.

He was scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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