Man killed in Shirley shooting


Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a man in Shirley early Saturday, Jan. 29 morning.

Seventh Precinct police officers responded to Flower Road, near Neighborhood Road, after a man was shot in the street at 12:35 a.m.

Daniel Decosta, 34, of Coram, 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.