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Suspect In Custody After 15-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Central Islip

The shooting occurred in woods outside 142 East Suffolk Ave. in Central Islip.
The shooting occurred in woods outside 142 East Suffolk Ave. in Central Islip. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A suspect is in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a teen on Long Island.

Suffolk County Police announced the arrest of the suspect on Friday, Aug. 16 just over a week after the incident in which a 15-year-old was killed around 3:45 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 7 in Central Islip.

Four teens were in the woods outside 142 East Suffolk Ave. when they were approached by two teens, police said. The teens fled, but the 15-year-old was shot.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect is a juvenile, police said, and the case is sealed.

This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 

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