Suffolk County police responded to a report of a man...

Suffolk County police responded to a report of a man being shot on Long Island Avenue near Doe Street in Wyandanch on Saturday afternoon. Credit: Paul Mazza

Detectives are searching for a gunman who shot a 23-year-old man in Wyandanch on Saturday afternoon, according to Suffolk County police.

Police said the Deer Park man was shot twice after being approached by the gunman outside of an auto body shop on Long Island Avenue near the Wyandanch train station.

The injured man then ran around the block to a friend’s house on Lakewood Street and called 911 at 3:53 p.m., police said. The shooter fled west on foot, according to police.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

A man was seriously injured after being shot on Long...

A man was seriously injured after being shot on Long Island Avenue near the Wyandanch train station on Saturday afternoon, Suffolk County police said. Credit: Neil Miller

Police did not say whether they believe the shooting was a targeted attack.

Suffolk police ask anyone with information about the shooting to contact First Squad detectives at 631-854-8152 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

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