Gunman on bicycle fatally shoots man parked outside his house in Wyandanch, LI

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Sunday, February 8, 2015
suffolk county

WYANDANCH (WABC) -- Police in Suffolk County are investigating the shooting death of a man parked outside of his house in Wyandanch Saturday night.

Investigators say Vernon Brown was sitting in the passenger seat of a car with a friend in front of 74 S. 31st St., when a male on a bicycle approached the car and fired one shot into the vehicle, hitting Brown. The bicyclist fled the scene.

The friend drove Brown to a house on Levey Boulevard in Wyandanch where another friend called 911 at approximately 5:55 p.m.

Brown, 32, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6394 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.