Officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting in front of Empire Bar and Lounge at about 3:15 a.m.
When they arrived, police say there was a large crowd outside and people were fighting.
The shooting victim, 25-year old Randell Hollman of Mastic Beach, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue.
He was pronounced dead on arrival.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.
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