MELVILE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police on Long Island are investigating a report that a gunshot was fired at an unoccupied utility office.
A Suffolk County Police spokeswoman said the gunshot was apparently fired sometime overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, the bullet was found in a picture frame inside the PSEG Long Island building in Melville.
The office was not staffed at the time and no injuries were reported.
PSEG Long Island spokesman Jeffrey Weir says company officials are assisting with the police investigation. He says the office is primarily used as a customer call center.
Police were on the scene for hours investigating.
Weir says during Tuesday’s snowstorm, about 7,000 of the utility’s 1.1 million customers lost power at one point or another. The average restoration time was 47 minutes.
Its predecessor, LIPA, was replaced after a poor performance following Superstorm Sandy.
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