Police: Teen killed outside Freeport house party

Police say a house party ended in Freeport last night with the death of a teenager.Authorities found 19-year-old Shaqueil Reese's body in the grass at

FREEPORT - Police say a house party ended in Freeport last night with the death of a teenager.Authorities found 19-year-old Shaqueil Reese's body in the grass at the Freeport Yacht Club early this morning. Investigators say he was at a party at the home next door when bullets rang out at around 1:30 a.m.While police continue to look for a motive, Reese's family already has one in mind. Family members say his cousin Lawrence Hartman was murdered last year in Hempstead. Hartman's accused killer is about to go to trial, and Reese's family members say they can't help but wonder if there's a connection.Jury selection for the murder trial of the man charged in Hartman's death is set to begin Monday.Police urge anyone with information on Reese's murder to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Southhampton High School is proposing to bump the 1 East End high school proposes later school start
Prosecutors say Jeustin David Maldonado, 17, of Uniondale, 2 Teen arrested in connection to fatal shooting near Hofstra University
New Cassel's Joshua Golson-Orelus is charged with about 3 Trial begins for man accused in deadly robbery spree
According to police, the two suspects allegedly forced 4 2 men sought in Valley Stream armed home invasion
Joseph Hanusiewicz, of Massapequa Park, and Ethan Solomkin, 5 2 BMX riders accused in Splish Splash break-in due in court

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE