Bay Shore Church Shooting Leaves Man Dead

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Bay Shore Church Shooting Leaves Man Dead

A 29-year-old man was fatally shot outside of a church in Bay Shore early Saturday morning and investigators are searching for the shooter, Suffolk County police said.

Third Precinct police officers responded to a call of shots fired at on Holbrook Street and upon arrival, Linver Ortiz-Ponce was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the Church of God at 12:57 a.m., police said.

The Ronkonkoma man was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have been made.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the shooting to contact them at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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