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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured During Burglary At Medford Home

Anyone With Information Asked To Call Homicide Squad At 631-852-6392
Shooting in Medford (Credit: CBS 2)

Shooting in Medford (Credit: CBS 2)

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MEDFORD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – One man is dead and another injured following a shooting that occurred during a burglary at a Long Island home, Suffolk County Police said.

The incident happened around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Gray Avenue in Medford.

Officers responded to the home after a 911 caller reported two men came into the house and began shooting after getting into a struggle with a resident, police said.

When officers arrived they found 25-year-old Jeremy Phillips dead from a gunshot wound, police said.

A resident of the home, identified as 28-year-old Jermel Bonaparte, was shot in the face, police said. He was taken to a nearby hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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