Suffolk County police say a passenger of a vehicle was shot and killed Saturday night when someone opened fire on it while it was in motion. Police say on September 19, 2020 around 11:30pm, a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta, was driving on Carleton Avenue, just north of the Southern State Parkway, near Hoppen Drive when it was struck several times by bullets. Front seat passenger Rahsaan Pressley and a 24-year-old woman in the backseat were both injured.
Pressley, 27, of Selden, was transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where he was pronounced dead. The female passenger was also transported to Southside Hospital where she was treated and released. The driver was not injured.
Detectives believe the vehicle’s occupants were targeted. Officials are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.
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