An investigation is underway after two people were shot while standing outside a Long Island bar overnight.
The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 in East Patchogue.
A man was escorted from Buen Ambiente, located, at 466 East Main St., following an altercation with another patron, Suffolk County Police said.
The man retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and began shooting, striking two bystanders outside the bar, police said.
A 39-year-old Lake Grove man, who was shot twice in his legs, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, according to police.
A 26-year-old Northport man, who was struck once in the leg, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The shooter fled in an unknown direction.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552 or to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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