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Suspect On Loose After Fatal Overnight Long Island Shooting

A suspect is on the loose after a fatal overnight shooting on Long Island.
A suspect is on the loose after a fatal overnight shooting on Long Island. Photo Credit: Pixabay

A suspect is on the loose after a fatal overnight shooting on Long Island.

It happened on Saturday, Dec. 28 at approximately 2:50 a.m. in Wheatley Heights.

First Precinct officers responded to Little East Neck Road, between Charlestown Place and Westmore Place, after a 911 caller reported a man lying on the side of the road, Suffolk County Police said.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound, police said. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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