Police: Man found fatally shot in Patchogue

Police say a man was fatally shot to death in Patchogue early Thursday morning.
According to police, officers responded to a 911 call of a man injured in the courtyard of Maple Tree Apartments, located on Mable Avenue around 3:05 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers found Earl Foster, 52, with an apparent gunshot wound.
Foster, of Hempstead, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.