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Police probe shooting outside North Amityville house party

Emergency personnel respond to a shooting on Avon

Emergency personnel respond to a shooting on Avon Drive in North Amityville, June 1, 2014. Photo Credit: Paul Mazza

Suffolk County police are trying to determine who shot a man in the leg Sunday night outside a North Amityville house party.

First Squad detectives said Monday they are investigating the shooting of Jamar Ambrose, 23, who was wounded in the leg while attending a party on Avon Drive.

Police said Ambrose, of Copiague, was standing outside the house at about 7:10 when he was shot.

He was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said in a news release.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477 or the First Squad at 631-854-8152. All calls will be kept confidential.

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