Police Release Sketches of Suspects in Shooting

By Jano Tantongco


Suffolk County police have released sketches of the two suspects allegedly involved in a shooting a man in Dix Hills on Nov. 20, said police.

Second Precinct officers responded to a home on Melrose Avenue at 9:12 p.m., authorities said, when they learned that 27-year-old Louis Speaight was shot in the chest after answering the door. Speaight, of Norfolk, Virginia, was brought to Southside Hospital by the Dix Hills Fire Department Rescue and was listed in critical condition.

Police said that he survived the injury, which they described as non-life-threatening. Attempts to contact Speaight were unsuccessful as of press time.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.