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One Man Shot to Death, One Wounded During Home Burglary in Medford

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Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the shooting of two men, one fatally, during a burglary at a home in Medford last night.

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Medford, NY - August 8th, 2013 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the shooting of two men, one fatally, during a burglary at a home in Medford last night.

Sixth Precinct officers responded to 26 Gray Ave. after a 911 caller reported that two men had entered the home and, after a struggle with a resident, they began shooting. When officers arrived, they found Jeremy Phillips, 25, of Coram, dead from a gunshot wound.

Jermel Bonaparte, 28, a resident of the home, was shot in the face and was taken to an area hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to contact the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

  Incident: One Man Shot to Death, One Wounded During Home Burglary
  Location: 26 Gray Ave., Medford
  Date/Time: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at approximately 10:45 pm