Dix Hills Man Under Arrest After Fatally Shooting Girlfriend on Street, Officials Report


Eric Bermudez, 36, has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

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SCPD have arrested Eric Bermudez of Dix Hills, 36, for fatally shooting his girlfriend in Dix Hills.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Albany, NY - April 14, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Dix Hills man for fatally shooting his girlfriend in Dix Hills on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Eric Bermudez confronted his girlfriend, Regina Flecha, on Burroughs Avenue, north of Kenmore Street, at approximately 7:30 p.m. and shot her multiple times. Bermudez then pulled Flecha into his vehicle and drove away from the scene. 
Two Third Squad detectives observed Bermudez’s vehicle speeding on Fifth Avenue in Bay Shore and pulled over the vehicle when they discovered the victim. Bay Shore-Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance responded to the traffic stop and transported Flecha, 37, of Dix Hills, to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where she died a short time later.
Homicide Squad detectives charged Bermudez, 36, with Murder 2nd Degree.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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