Teenager Killed Outside Long Island Birthday Party

Two others treated for injuries

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    Three teenagers were shot outside a party on Long Island early this morning, leaving one dead and two others injured. 

    The three men were standing outside of a home in Central Islip at 1:30 a.m. when shots were fired, police said.

    Eugene Smith, 17, of Brooklyn, was shot in the back and pronounced dead at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. 

    Luigi Casimir, 19, of Brentwood, Long Island and Drew Watson, 24, of Central Islip were also brought to the hospital, where they were treated for non life-threatening injuries, officials said.

    The investigation is continuing, and police encourage anyone with information on the shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS . All calls will remain confidential.