North Amityville Teen Charged With Murder

A teenager was arrested for shooting and killed a 28-year-old man in their North Amityville home on Tuesday afternoon, Suffolk County police said.

Tephonte Smith
Tephonte Smith

Tephonte Smith, 18, was charged with second-degree murder.

Homicide Squad detectives alleged Smith killed Rashad Woolridge in their Avon Drive home, where Woolridge was found dead from a gunshot wound at 12:40 p.m.

Smith will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.