Man Arrested for Shooting Man; Burglarizing Occupied Home

WYANDANCH – 25 Irving Ave. / Friday, March 4, 2016 at approximately 7:30 a.m.

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he shot a man in Wyandanch, and then burglarized an occupied home early this morning.

First Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a man with a gunshot wound at the VFW Hall, located at 30 William St., Wyandanch, at approximately 2 a.m. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 47-year-old Wyandanch man with gunshot wounds to both legs. The victim was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Police did not locate the suspect.

At approximately 4:45 a.m., a 911 caller reported that the man who committed the shooting, armed with a gun, had just forcibly entered a residence at 25 Irving Ave., Wyandanch. Several occupants of the house fled.

Responding units, along with Emergency Service Units, surrounded the home. At approximately 7:30 a.m., the suspect, William Moseley exited the house and was taken into custody.

Moseley, 35, of 7 South 29th St., Wyandanch, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Burglary 1st Degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree.

Moseley will be held overnight at the First Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 5.

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Case Number: RG/1729