For Immediate Release
Sunday, February 03, 2019
Incident: Man Shot Driving on Sunrise Highway
Location: Eastbound Sunrise Highway, near Straight Path, Lindenhurst
Date/Time: Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 2:04 p.m.

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that seriously injured a man driving on Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst today.


A man was driving a Buick sedan eastbound on Sunrise Highway, near Straight Path, when he was shot. The man pulled over his vehicle and his passenger called 911 at 2:04 p.m. The man, 24, was transported to a hospital in serious condition. His passenger was not injured.


The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-85548
Suffolk County Police Department

To report a crime anonymously, call 1-800-220-TIPS or text “SCPD” and your message to CRIMES (274637) or visit You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 if your tip results in an arrest.