Police: Teen shot in East Moriches

Police say the male victim called 911 himself to say he'd been robbed and shot in the chest.

Police say the male victim called 911 himself to say he'd been robbed and shot in the chest. (12/18/12)

EAST MORICHES - Suffolk police are searching for suspects after they say a male victim was shot at a home on Inlet View Path in East Moriches.

The 17-year-old male victim, who has not been identified, was shot outside of the home, according to police.

Suffolk police aviation and K-9 units are searching for the shooter or shooters.

Police say the victim called 911 himself and claimed he had been robbed and then shot in the chest.

The victim was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he is in serious but stable condition.

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