Shirley Man, 23, Killed in Shooting

Suffolk County police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a 23-year-old man outside a house in Shirley Friday night, police said.

The victim, Jamar Lamar, of Shirley, was transported in a private vehicle to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police responded to Auborn Avenue at 11:30 p.m. after a 911 caller reported gunshots, police said.

Police did not say how many shots were fired.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call the Homicide Squad at 631-854-6394 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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