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Police: Two Men Shot, One Fatally, in Gang-Related Shooting in Deer Park

One killed and another injured in shooting outside the Night Owl Lounge early Thursday, police say.

One man was killed and another seriously injured in what police are calling a gang-related shooting outside of Deer Park's Night Owl Lounge early Thursday morning. 

The shooting occurred in the parking lot of the bar, located at the corner of Long Island Avenue and Wright Avenue, at 2:22 a.m., police said. 

According to police, three people inside a white Cadillac pulled into the parking lot and two people in a group standing outside fired several shots at the vehicle.

The driver, identified by police as Jean Yves, 25, of Wyandanch, was stuck and later pronounced dead at the hospital. A passenger, who was struck in the chest, was being treated and his condition is unknown at this time, police said. A third person in the vehicle was not injured.

The group that included the two shooters fled the scene in two vehicles, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


Ginna Dawson Borah January 16, 2014 at 10:18 AM
Oh my
Chris Rampe January 16, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Time to gtfo of long island. NH here I come!
Jacquie Seaman-Mayer January 16, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Would like make a correction for you this WAS NOT GANG RELATED !!!!! This was to very young nen one 21 one 23 fighting over a girl .. They gave gang ties but this was not gang related
DeerParklifer January 16, 2014 at 12:51 PM
The Night Owl is a known neighborhood $hithole, u only go there to but drugs. Every neighborhood in LI has these types of places.
Jessica Martinez January 17, 2014 at 01:23 PM
This is what happens when all of the trash from Wyandanch, Central Islip, and Brentwood start moving in on the safe neighborhoods. They destroyed their own towns and now they are starting to terrorize the surrounding areas with home invasions, robberies, assaults, "knockout game", and now shootings. And in response to "Jacquie", it does not matter if it is gang related or not. They are THUGS that should all be thrown in jail and/or shot. Putting these animals in a cage would benefit all of society.
Rose Merlos January 17, 2014 at 09:54 PM
Whether it was gang related or not a mother lost her son so my prays go out to her and her family. It's sad that things like this have to happen. It has nothing to do with the town there from. You shouldn't judge anyone without knowing all of the facts. God bless the young man eho lost his life and bless the one who is fighting for his.
Jinny Kelly-Donohue January 18, 2014 at 09:36 AM
I grew up in DP, A child of the 60's. It breaks my heart to see my hometown the way it is now..very sad!
knee jerk January 18, 2014 at 08:15 PM
That place looks dangerous at 2PM, imagine what it's like at 2:22 AM.
Zeke January 19, 2014 at 08:02 AM
What a shocker , you can paint any picture you want to but the truth remains, and guess what the common denominator is and always will be.
oonald January 19, 2014 at 05:25 PM
Oh we don't have time to worry about the thousand of young blacks that are killing each other in the streets in this country. It's Michelle's 50th birthday and she just got back from Hawaii after 4weeks vacation. 4 Americans died in Benghazi nothing to see here? We gotta concentrate going after Chris Christi and that dam traffic jam on the GWB for two days!!!!!!! Do you understand democrat liberals know????????
Glenn January 19, 2014 at 06:24 PM
First of all, being out that time of the morning when you should be sleeping to prepare for work only shows a bunch of losers looking for trouble or people who don't have a life. If you live by the gun, you'll eventually die by the gun.
knee jerk January 19, 2014 at 09:11 PM
Nothing good happens after midnight.

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