North Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting in Amityville that killed a man early this morning.

First Precinct police officers responded to 3331 Great Neck Road at approximately 2:50 a.m. after a 911 caller reported a man was shot in the rear yard of the residence.

The victim, Maresse Stevenson, 41, of Amityville, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.