Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a Deer Park man who was shot on Fulton Street last evening

First Precinct police officers were called to 197 Fulton St. in West Babylon after a 911 caller reported gunshots at 9:34 p.m. on July 5. Officers discovered a 23-year-old male had been killed in the street in front of that location from apparent gunshot wounds. The identification of the man is being withheld pending notification of kin.

Police believe the suspect in the shooting fled on foot eastbound on Fulton Street towards Westchester Ave. The suspect is a black male, approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, and he is believed to have been wearing blue jeans and a light-colored hooded sweatshirt.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.