Long Island man, 35, shoots teen and injures himself in parking lot: PD

CORAM, NY – A 35-year-old man fatally shot a 16-year-old boy in a parking lot in Coram on Friday afternoon, Suffolk Police say.

At around 1.25pm ​​on Friday, Zhurnay Hardy was at a shopping center on Middle Country Road and argued with the 16-year-old “and shot him before unintentionally shooting himself”, according to police.

Both men were taken to area hospitals for treatment of “serious but not life-threatening injuries”, police said.

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Hardy, of Medford, was charged with assault with intent to cause bodily harm, criminal possession of a firearm, second degree criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon , third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said.

Information about Hardy’s court case was not available.

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The 16-year-old was charged with second degree criminal possession of a weapon, third degree criminal possession of a weapon and seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said. The police do not release the names of minors accused of crimes.

No further information was provided by the police.

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