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Man Shot Outside Village of Amityville Residence

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Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Village of Amityville last evening.

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Amityville, NY - October 14th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Village of Amityville last evening.

Ka’Ron Stephens, 20, was standing in front of his residence when he was shot by an unknown person at approximately 11 p.m. Stephens sustained a gunshot wound to his back and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he is listed in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as male, in his late twenties, approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a gray hoodie with an orange and yellow logo on the front. He fled on foot westbound on Maple Drive.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at

1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.