Masked gunmen wanted in Riverhead shooting

Riverhead police say two gunmen wanted up to a man near the Hyatt Place Hotel. (1/9/14)

RIVERHEAD - Police in Riverhead are searching for the men involved in a shooting downtown.

Riverhead police say two masked gunmen walked up to Jerome Eleazer at the Hyatt Place Hotel on East Main Street. The hotel is connected to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center.

According to police, when Eleazer refused to get out of the car, the men shot through his window.

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Witnesses also say the men fired at the hotel before hopping into a getaway car.

Eleazer was not hurt during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 631-727-4500.

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