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Police Engaged in Rescue On Shelter Island

Southold Town police are coordinating with Shelter Island authorities.

Update, 1:12 p.m.: Shelter Island police said an elderly gentleman who suffered a stroke at his home was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center from Shelter Island Saturday morning.

According to Shelter Island Police Sergeant Jim Cronin, a Suffolk County Medevac unit landed on Wades Beach, where the man was brought by ambulance for transport.

Original story: Southold Town police headed to the scene of a rescue on Wades Beach on Shelter Island Saturday morning.

According to Southold police, the incident was not water related or an accident, but no further details were immediately available. A medevac is believed to have been called to the scene.

Stay tuned to North Fork Patch for further details as they become available.

Patrice Conklin February 16, 2013 at 03:11 PM
So why are you reporting this, maybe you should get the full story first and not be in such a rush !!!
Andrew F. Herrmann Jr. February 16, 2013 at 05:47 PM
where is the story......I heard Erin was gone......
Lisa Finn (Editor) February 16, 2013 at 05:57 PM
The story will be updated at soon as additional information becomes available. Thank you for your comments.
Lisa Finn (Editor) February 16, 2013 at 06:14 PM
The article has been updated to reflect that a Medevac unit landed on Wades Beach to transport a stroke victim to Stony Brook University Medical Center.
Benjamin Heins February 16, 2013 at 08:30 PM
So southold police weren't there and it wasn't a rescue at the beach. Where did the original story come from?
John February 16, 2013 at 08:57 PM
Patrice, it was this or the video showing the chef at the Frisky making a mojito. (It is still better than the troll bait questions/stories they usually put up)
Lawrence C February 17, 2013 at 01:36 PM
Erin is gone?????? Is she in Jamaica on vacation?

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