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UPDATE: Police Still Searching for Man Who Shot Gun in Sound Beach

Police are asking the public for any info that could lead to the shooter's capture.

Update: Police released updated information at 4 p.m. Thursday stating the incident that occurred late Wednesday night is still under investigation and no arrests have been made.

Police said that a man with a shotgun approached a group of people outside of a home on Waterville Drive at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and released a round into the air and then fled. No one was injured.

The suspect's face was painted white with black triangles above and below his eyes. He was wearing a black beanie hat and a black sweatshirt, according to Police.

Detectives are asking anyone with information or witnesses to this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS or the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.

Original Report Published 1:45 a.m. Thursday:

Suffolk Police reported a gunshot on Waterville Drive in Sound Beach at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday by a person with some kind of facial disguise.

No one was struck or injured by the gunshot. An extensive search by Police included K9 units and helicopters, but no arrests have been made.

Police said it is believed that this shooting was not random. No additional information has been made available.

Stay tuned to Patch for updates on this breaking news story.

BillLongisland March 03, 2012 at 03:17 PM
Nick, Unfortunately, you get a fatality there, they you will see at least Jane Bonner. Again, Sarah "Usually Late As Ever" Anker is sleeping somewhere and only comes out when the "all clear" signal is made...you know like the last hurricane. That they can take a few minutes out of their Not Busy Day to look into what's going on...maybe do a "ride around" photo op with News 12, at least, is, apparently, asking too much. Even making the illusion of concern is too much and not in their schedule. The thing is they know what's going on there after dark, and that's why they are not there...even "faking it" ! You see, that would be "making an issue" of things, embarassing to the people and Interests that they are beholden to. DM/MP knows what I am talking about.
Nick March 03, 2012 at 06:22 PM
Well let's see how this weekend goes. Again I go back to the theory of a very local resident is the one who did this. There is no way with the manpower used that he slipped away. Of he did it in a vehicle they can monitor vehicles in certain areas. This moron walked out then went into the woods and backtracked to his shack that helps our area look good.
Cc123 March 04, 2012 at 12:06 AM
I hear sirens in the neighborhood tonight Saturday. Anyone know what's going on?
Captain Howard Hawrey March 04, 2012 at 01:57 AM
I'm hearing that there were arrests made at the south end of Tyler Ave (MP) last night. Anyone have any info? Things are getting crazy around here. What gives??
Nick March 04, 2012 at 03:15 PM
What gives? Well Howard, we have a painted face guy running around with a shotgun. Helicopters, k9, etc. question is, why have they not made an arrest?? Yesterday I drive down Waterville drive. What a dump.

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