Suffolk police probe 2 deadly shootings for possible link

CENTRAL ISLIP - Suffolk police say they're looking for a possible link between two fatal shootings that occured Sunday, one in Central Islip and another of a man who lived nearby. A brother of one of the victims, however, says he believes the deaths are mere coincidence. Police say that at around 1:30 a.m., 20-year-old Christian Jordan, of Amityville, was fatally shot in front of a Central Islip home on Poplar Street following a house party. Two-and-a-half hours later, police say 22-year-old Bennie Rouse, who lived six blocks away from the Poplar Street shooting, was fatally shot while driving on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia. Jordan's brother, Cashine Jordan, says the shootings are "two separate situations." He also added that his family does not know the Rouse family.

Two men shot and killed overnight in Suffolk County

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