PD: Vape shop owner was murdered inside his Long Island store

PD: Vape shop owner was murdered inside his Long Island store

Lindenhurst, NY- A vape shop owner was murdered inside his Lindenhurst store on Wednesday night.  Detectives say a family member discovered the body of 33-year-old Kinshuk Patel, owner of Dapper Smoke Shop, after they were unable to contact him at approximately 9:40 p.m.  Patel was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, where he was pronounced dead.  Anyone with information is asked to call  Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

 

Photo: FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 file photo, vaping devices are displayed at a store in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)