EASTPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A 45-year-old man was killed, and a second person was wounded, in an early-morning home invasion on Long Island Sunday.
Suffolk County police said around 3:25 a.m., two masked men broke into a home at 142 E. Moriches Blvd. in Eastport, announced a robbery, and shot two residents before fleeing the scene.
Francisco Pirir, 45, was killed in the attack.
Another man who lived in the house was shot in the hand, and was treated and released from an area hospital.
Police said they were not sure Sunday afternoon of any reason why robbers might have chosen the home they did.
The investigation was ongoing late Sunday afternoon. Anyone with information was asked to call the Suffolk County Homicide Squad at (631) 852-6492, or the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at (800) 220-TIPS.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- CBS2 Exclusive: Woman, 80, Recalls Being Robbed At Gunpoint, Pushed Down In Brooklyn Apartment
- Seen At 11: Grooming The Groom-To-Be – The New Trend For Wedding Season
- Cycling Advocates Say Drivers Are Using Bike Lanes And The Consequences Could Be Deadly
- Pulse Nightclub Owner, Entertainment Manager Appear At NYC LGBT Pride Rally
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)