Police investigate overnight shooting that injured 3 on Maple Court in Copiague

The incident occurred early Saturday morning on Maple Court near Hawkins Boulevard.

The incident occurred early Saturday morning on Maple Court near Hawkins Boulevard. (6/22/13)

COPIAGUE - Authorities say they have a suspect in custody as police continue to investigate a shooting that took place last night in Copiague.

Police say three people were shot just after 11 p.m. on Maple Court near Hawkins Boulevard.

The suspect in the shooting has been identified as 25-year-old Tehron Sims, of Amityville. He's facing assault and weapons charges.

The three victims were treated at local hospitals.

There is no word on what may have sparked the violence.

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