Cops: Teen shot in arm in Deer Park

Suffolk County police investigate the scene where a Suffolk County police investigate the scene where a Deer Park teen was wounded in the arm Feb. 2, 2014, while walking with three friends. Authorities were called to the scene at Scott and Tell Avenues in Deer Park, police said. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service

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A Deer Park teen was walking with three friends early Sunday when he was shot in the arm, police said.

Authorities were called to the scene at Scott and Tell avenues in Deer Park at 12:03 a.m., Suffolk County police said.

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The victim, 16, was walking with three male friends, all between the ages of 18 and 20, when they heard several nearby gunshots. As the group fled, the victim realized he had been struck, police said.

The Deer Park Fire Department ambulance took the victim to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where he was listed in stable condition Sunday morning, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 631-854-8152 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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