Man Shot During Burglary

741 Walker Avenue, Bellport, New York on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at approximately 2:50 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a burglary during which a man was shot in Bellport early this morning.

Two men armed with handguns entered 741 Walker Ave. at approximately 2:50 a.m. and shot a resident in his arm. The men fled without proceeds. The victim, James Toney, 29, was transported via South Country Ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, New York for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552 or anonymously to Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Case#: 17-579708