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Police: Man shot outside bar in Uniondale; suspect sought

Authorities are investigating the shooting early Sunday of a man standing outside a bar in Uniondale, Nassau County police said.

Police said the victim was shot in the arm and face and is listed in stable condition at a hospital.

The shooting happened about 2:40 a.m. outside the Classico Bar on Jerusalem Avenue when an unknown male suspect armed with a handgun fired several shots, striking the victim, police said.

Police said the suspect, who was wearing a green shirt, a green backpack and dark-colored pants, then fled on foot eastbound on Jerusalem Avenue.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding the shooting to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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