Cops: Body found in woods is Greenport teen

(AP) - A body found in a wooded area of LongIsland has been identified as that of a 15-year-old boy whodisappeared last month.

Suffolk County police say Eber Lopez of Greenport was reportedmissing on June 8 after attending a party in Southold.

His body was found on June 18 in a wooded area in Farmingville.Police Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick says the boy had been shot.

Investigators believe a group of men with gang affiliationsconfronted the boy at the party. They say the victim was not a gangmember.

Fitzpatrick says a tip led police to the wooded area.

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