Gary Melius Owner of Oheka Castle Was Shot
Gary Melius, the owner of Oheka Castle in Huntington, was shot at approximately 12:30 p.m. today in the courtyard of the castle.
A family member rushed Melius to a local hospital and he was transferred to North Shore-LIJ Hospital.
Suffolk County Police conducted a thorough search of the grounds and the immediate area. The suspect was believed to be wearing a mask.
Melius was shot in the head. He is in surgery now and was alert and awake prior to going into surgery.