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Police Probe Shooting That Left Man Dead In New Cassel, Long Island

Neighbor Implores Witnesses To Come Forward
Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW CASSEL, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man near his Long Island home.

Nassau County police said the victim was shot Sunday afternoon on State Street in New Cassel.

Police responded to the scene around 3:30 p.m. Sunday They did not identify him.

A neighbor implored witnesses to come forward. She told Newsday the neighborhood is too close-knit for someone to not know what happened.

Another resident said the victim had lived in the neighborhood all his life.

Police on Monday were examining a surveillance camera for clues.

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