Police: Woman fatally shot inside Central Islip home

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison says the victim suffered several gunshot wounds throughout the body.

Thema Ponton

Jun 20, 2023, 4:25 PM

Updated 339 days ago

Share:

Police say a woman was found shot to death inside her home late Monday in Central Islip.
They say officers responded to an apartment on Hawthorne Avenue after a family member found the woman dead inside at 9:40 p.m.
Police identified the woman as Shayna Staton, 39, and say she was shot more than once.
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison says Staton suffered several gunshot wounds throughout the body and was found stuck between the bed and the wall.
Staton was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


More from News 12