Coram, NY – Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the murder of a man that occurred during a burglary at a Coram home early this morning.
Multiple people broke into the home at 5 Everglades Lane at approximately 3:45 a.m. and shot Eric Westby, a resident of the home, and struck a female resident with a pistol.
Westby, 46, was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where he was pronounced dead. The female was treated for her injuries at a local hospital.
There were two other residents home at the time of the burglary but were not injured.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.