For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Incident: Male Killed in Central Islip Shooting
Location: Outside 142 East Suffolk Ave., Central Islip
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at approximately 3:45 a.

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.




Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-442257
Suffolk County Police Department

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