Suffolk County police said a man was shot and wounded...

Suffolk County police said a man was shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon in Central Islip. Credit: Barry Sloan

A man was shot and wounded in Central Islip late Wednesday afternoon, the Suffolk County police said.

Detectives are investigating the shooting, which occurred about 5:10 p.m. on Elm Street, according to the police.

The unidentified victim, described as an adult male, was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious but nonlife-threatening injuries, the police said.

Additional information about the shooting, including what led up to it, the nature of the man's injuries, or information about a possible assailant, was not available late Wednesday.

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