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Fatal Shooting at Ronkonkoma LIRR Station


The Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at the Ronkonkoma train station early Wednesday morning, February 16th, 2022.

Yusef Staine was shot by a man he appeared to be traveling with while he was onboard a westbound train parked at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road Station at approximately 1:45 a.m. The man fled the scene following the shooting.

Staine, 20, of West Babylon, was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooting appears to be an isolated incident and no one else was injured.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this shooting to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS (8477).


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