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Pair From Port Jeff Station Charged With Shooting Death

Police sought killers of Selden man since Monday.

Port Jefferson Station residents, Eduardo Nunez, 20 and Alex Fernandez, 19, were arrested and charged with shooting 21-year old Luis Vargas, of Selden, to death, police reported.

On Monday police were called to 22 Judith Drive in Coram to find Vargas in the backyard suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Vargas was transported to Stony Brook Hospital but he died shortly after arriving.

We will follow up on this story as more information becomes available.

Denise March 04, 2012 at 04:15 AM
news flash they are NOT ilegal get your facts straight
Mark Williams March 05, 2012 at 05:57 PM
Denise, how do you know that they are not "illegals" ? You may be right but it's not conclusive. "SCPD policy and procedure prohibits officers from questioning witnesses and victims about their immigration status but requires SCPD officers to question a person arrested for a crime regarding his or her immigration status, regardless of the charge, “when there is reason to believe” that the arrestee is an “undocumented person.” Chapter 16, section 4." http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/spl/documents/suffolkPD_TA_9-13-11.pdf
Mark Williams March 05, 2012 at 06:02 PM
Jeff, this story from 2007 shows you how long it's been going on... MS-13 Gang "Entrenched" On Long Island By Lisa Finn The East End, like many places around the country, is being infiltrated by a violent gang, the La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13. Reports of a recent gang-related incident in Greenport have shattered the peace of mind of some residents living in the village and surrounding communities, after two Shelter Island men were savagely beaten by seven gang members brandishing baseball bats. The motive, police said, was gold chains the victims wore on their necks. Gang activity is not unique to the North Fork, said Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa, who worked with former Greenport Mayor David Kapell to bring a chapter to the village after residents expressed concerns about crime and drug activity. Sliwa asked Kapell if he felt the recent incident was symptomatic of a growing MS-13 presence in Greenport; Kapell said he didn't believe so. That's not to say that the MS-13 presence has not been growing Island-wide. "MS-13 seems to put its palm print on Nassau and Suffolk Counties," said Sliwa, with gangs located in communities such as Valley Steam, Baldwin, Freeport, Copaigue, Brentwood and Huntington Station. Other MS-13 influences can be found in Riverhead, he said. "They're entrenched. They're growing." http://www.indyeastend.com/Articles-i-2007-08-08-69243.113117-MS13_Gang_Entrenched_On_Long_Island.html
Kenneth Mac Alpin March 08, 2013 at 04:15 AM
ha ha you morons get what you diserve period so long as peter and diane allen of 24 wintergreen drive coram breath free your kids will die and yes they use these people because they think they wont complain and hell thier ilegals so who will believe them so you people in the coram area are getting exactly what you diserve not to mention that because of these two scumbags the battered womens shelters are now known like the brighter tomorrows shelt on surry circle in shirley the shelter across from the ross scholl in easthampton by the east hampton airport and the motel by grummans by lake panamoca any way enjoy your suffering so long as these two child molesters\ abusers live i have no sympathy for any of you losers
G March 31, 2013 at 06:40 PM
Hey Kenneth, If I wrote like you I would be embarrassed to sign my real name. You can't spell and your grammar is so bad I can't even decipher what you are trying to say but it seems that you are trying to expose where women's shelters are located. What's even more pathetic; English is obviously your first and only language!

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