David Arzu and Janelle Curella killed in Bay Shore shooting
PUBLISHED Sat, September 03, 2016 - 10:53am EDT
A man and a woman - identified as David Arzu and Janelle Curella - have been found dead after being shot while walking on Center Avenue in Bay Shore, according to Suffolk County Police. No arrests were immediately made. (more)
The incident happened at about 9:25 p.m. ET on Friday when officers were called to reports of a shooting on Center Avenue near the intersection with Oak Street. Upon arrival, police located two seriously injured victims.
"[They] were transported by Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where they were pronounced dead," the Suffolk County Police Department said in a news release on Saturday.
Police identified the victims - a man and a woman - as 29-year-old David Arzu and 28-year-old Janelle Curella. The relationship between the two victims was not immediately disclosed, and there was also no immediate word on a possible motive.
No arrests were made as of Saturday morning but the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-200-TIPS.
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