Wyandanch Teen Shot Dead

A teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting in Wyandanch over Labor Day weekend, Suffolk County police said.

Malik Stoddart, 18, of Wyandanch, and a 19-year-old man were shot while standing with a group of people on Irving Avenue near the corner of Doe Street at 11:25 p.m. on Sunday, police said.

Stoddart was pronounced dead at the scene while the other teen was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this case to call them at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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