Man Fatally Shot in North Bay Shore

BAY SHORE – 1681 N Gardiner Drive / Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9:55 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting death that occurred in North Bay Shore last night.

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An unknown male suspect was at the door of a residence located at 1681 N Gardiner Drive and a resident in the house opened the door and the suspect walked in. James Creekmore, who was also a resident of the house, was returning home and upon entering, Creekmore was shot by the suspect who fled the scene at 9:55 p.m.

Creekmore, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Medical Examiner.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Case Number: BZ/0435