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.