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Suffolk police probe Wyandanch shots-fired call, wounded man

Suffolk County police respond to North 26th Street

Suffolk County police respond to North 26th Street near Washington Avenue in Wyandanch  early Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Credit: Stringer News Service

First Squad detectives are investigating whether a report of shots fired early Saturday in Wyandanch is related to the shooting of a man who was found critically injured at a hospital, Suffolk County police said.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will remain confidential.

Police said First Precinct officers responded to a call of shots fired on North 26th Street at about 1:40 a.m. and a short time later, an 18-year-old male was found at a hospital with a gunshot wound.

The victim had taken himself to the hospital, police said, declining to name of the hospital for the victim’s protection.

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