Long Island, New York: One man was shot and multiple suspects have been arrested by the Suffolk Police Department after shots were fired at Lake Ronkonkoma IHOP restaurant in Long Island.
On Monday at around 1 pm, Suffolk Police called to the scene following a gunfire call at 339 Portion Road. The incident took place after some individuals got into an argument. The argument later escalated and one of the individuals who has not been named by the police drew his firearm and fired a shot, Suffolk Police said. They also added that the individuals knew each other and they fled the scene after police arrived.
A man later showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound and the police believe that he was involved in the IHOP shooting.
Eyewitnesses have accounted that 5 men came into the IHOP at started shooting each other.
I was just sitting in my local IHOP (Ronkonkoma) with my dad and brother when 5 men came in and started shooting at each other. Thankfully no innocent bystanders were hurt. We hear about it all the time. This world is so crazy. pic.twitter.com/ZcbsYMHNVh
— Brianna Corallo (@BriannaCorallo) March 4, 2019
Suffolk Police Department has arrested several suspects which they believe are involved in the incident. They haven’t released how many suspects were arrested or the name of the arrested suspects.
The investigation is still ongoing and we will update you with further developments.