Man Shot and Killed in Aquebogue

Incident: Man Shot and Killed in Aquebogue Location: 45 Pine Ave., Aquebogue Date/Time: Sunday, March 8 at 10:24 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a man who was found dead with a gunshot wound in Aquebogue.

Riverhead Town Police responded to 45 Pine Ave. on March 8 at 10:24 p.m. to check on the welfare of the owner of the house, Lee Pedersen, who was found dead. An autopsy by the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner determined Pedersen, 69, died of a gunshot wound.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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