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Police: Shots fired into West Babylon house, teen wounded

Police investigate the scene of a shooting early

Police investigate the scene of a shooting early Wednesday in West Babylon. Photo Credit: Paul Mazza

Shots were fired into a house in West Babylon early Wednesday, wounding a teenager inside, Suffolk County police said.

The 17-year-old male victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for a gunshot wound to the leg that was not life-threatening, police said.

The shots were fired at 2:23 a.m. and struck the house on Westchester Avenue near Sword Street, police said.

Police provided no other details and said the investigation was continuing.


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