Detectives investigating police-involved shooting on Long Island

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Sunday, October 30, 2022
Suffolk County investigating officer-involved shooting in Copiague
Suffolk County police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Copiague.

COPIAGUE, Long Island (WABC) -- Suffolk County detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Copiague.

It happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday and involved a Town of Babylon Park Ranger.

Authorities say the ranger was responding to a complaint of a suspicious person at Tanner Park Marina.

The man reportedly lunged at the ranger with a knife and the ranger shot him.

The unidentified victim was hit once in the chest and was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.

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