Police: 2 arrested in connection to Smithtown bar shooting

Police say two people have been arrested in connection to a shooting at a Smithtown bar.



Police say Joell Nieves, of Bay Shore, and Dashaun Odister, of East Patchogue, are the gunmen who shot a man outside Hypnosis 8.0. The incident happened during a fight outside the bar on East Main Street last month.



Nieves and Odister are charged with reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon. Odister was also charged on an active warrant for Military Desertion from the Army.



The victim survived the shooting.


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