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Medford Man Shot, police looking for suspect

MIDDLE ISLAND - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that injured a Medford man last night.

Brett McCoy, 20, was driving on Adam Lane in Middle Island when he was shot once in his torso at approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday by an unknown person or persons. 

McCoy, who was dropping off a friend at a residence, was able to flee the area in his vehicle.  He was heading towards the Sixth Precinct for help and traveling west on Middle County Road when he drove off the roadway and struck a fence in front of the Coram Fire Department located at 303 Middle Country Road in Coram.

McCoy, of Medford, was transported by Coram Ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital where he underwent surgery and is listed in critical condition. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this shooting to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.