Flood: Police Officer Shot In Suffolk County Released From Hospital

A police officer who was shot while pursuing a robbery suspect on foot by a suspected Blood member last week was released today from the Stony Brook Hospital.

“I am pleased to announce that Officer Michael LaFauci, who put his life on the line pursuing a robbery suspect on foot last week, was released today from Stony Brook Hospital. I commend all the hard-working doctors, nurses and staff who were involved during his recovery as well as the fast-acting first responders at the scene of the horrific event. My staff and I are thankful for your bravery and are thrilled you are back safely in your home with your family.”