Southampton, NY - June 15, 2015 - At approximately 12:45 a.m., today’s date, the New York State Police Barracks in Riverside was contacted by Southampton Hospital and advised that there were two walk-in victims who reported being shot on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, Town of Southampton. State Troopers responded to the hospital and were advised that the victims were suffering from non life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victims, who were identified as local residents, were reportedly attending a memorial service on the reservation when an altercation involving gunfire erupted. One victim was subsequently flown to Stony Brook University Hospital where further treatment was rendered. The investigation is continuing.
The New York State Police request anyone with information to contact the New York State Police Riverside at 631-208-9002. All calls will be kept confidential.