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Suffolk County Man Shot Dead By Armed Intruders

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

FLANDERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Suffolk County man was shot and killed in his home after armed men broke in early Sunday.

Southampton Town police were dispatched to 200 Priscilla Ave. in Flanders at 3:15 a.m. Sunday, after a 911 call reporting that armed men had broken in and shot someone inside.

Police on the scene found Demitri Hampton, 21, who lives in the home, with a gunshot wound to his chest at the scene.

Hampton was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad, at (631) 852-6392, or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers, at (800) 220-TIPS.

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