Police: Man shot outside East Farmingdale bar

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Suffolk County police are investigating the Friday morning shooting of a Farmingdale man.

William Proefriedt, 25, of Cherry St., was shot once in the neck while in the parking lot of Café Royale, 101 Rte. 109, East Farmingdale, at about 12:35 a.m., police said.

Proefriedt was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow where he was listed in serious but stable condition, according to a news release.

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Police on Friday did not provide more details on the shooting but said "detectives are actively investigating" and ask anyone with information to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.

All calls will be kept confidential.

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