Overcast 48° Good Afternoon
Overcast 48° Good Afternoon
Long IslandNassau

Cops: 1 shot dead, 1 hurt in Baldwin Harbor

Family members and Baldwin Harbor residents are in shock over the fatal shooting of one man and the shooting of another man left critically wounded. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (July 16, 2012)

Soon after gunshots rang out in a Baldwin Harbor neighborhood late Sunday, a man in critical condition knocked on a door a block away for help -- the surviving victim of a fatal shooting, authorities said Monday.

Another man was found in a Mercedes-Benz in front of a house near Adams Street and Grand Avenue. Police said they're investigating the late-night shooting. Neither victim was identified.

After being shot in the Mercedes, the surviving victim fled a block north to Lincoln Street. A neighbor answered the victim's knock and dialed 911, police said.

No arrests had been made by Monday afternoon, police said of the ongoing investigation.

The victim in the car was found about 10:40 p.m., police said. The injured victim was taken to a hospital to be treated. His condition was not released.

Additional details were not available.

Neighbors were caught off-guard by the violence. Some heard the gunshots Sunday night, but at first thought they were fireworks.

Mario Salubro, 48, who lives on the same block where the victim was killed, said he was shaken. "It's a nice block, it's quiet," he said. "Nobody has ever robbed anybody here or been shot."

Latest Long Island News

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.