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Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
Thursday August 8th, 2019 :: 09:00 a.m. EDT


Male Killed in Central Islip Shooting

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a teen in Central Islip early this morning.

Third Precinct police officers responded to 142 East Suffolk Ave. at approximately 3:45 a.m. after a 911 caller reported shots fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 15-year-old male had been shot.

Following an investigation, detectives determined the 15-year-old was in the woods with a group of people when they were approached by two males who fired shots.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
30 Yaphank Ave
Yaphank, NY 11980

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 631-852-2677

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