Passenger shot inside car at intersection in Holtsville, Long Island

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Monday, February 27, 2017

HOLTSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a passenger was shot inside a car on Long Island early Monday.

According to police, a 29-year-old Brentwood man was seated in the backseat of a 1999 Honda Civic that was stopped at the intersection of North Ocean Avenue and Long Island Avenue in Holtsville when someone fired multiple shots into the vehicle at 12:40 a.m.

The victim was struck in the head, and was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with what were described as non life-threatening injuries.

It is believed the victim and gunman knew one another, and it is not believed to be a random shooting.

So far there have been no arrests.