Cops: Teen shot in East Patchogue

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Cops: Teen shot in East Patchogue


A teen was fatally shot in East Patchogue early this morning.

Fifth Precinct police officers responded to a 911 call at a Hampton Avenue residence around 3:32 a.m. In a news release, police said the caller reported a possible gunshot victim outside of the residence. 

Officers discovered Emilio Sanchez Maldonado, 17, a resident of the home, had been shot. 

A physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner pronounced Maldonado dead at the scene.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.