Woman shot to death in New York parking lot

Anthony Santiesteban was arrested for allegedly fatally shooting a woman in the parking lot of a business in Coram, Long Island (NY) at dawn..

The 30-year-old suspect, a Centereach resident, was arrested yesterday and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Martina Thompson, from East Patchogue, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

thompson was shot at in the rear parking lot of “Taino’s Lounge” at 24 Middle Country Road around 1:25 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, police said. No additional details are known about the circumstances of the shooting at this time, he said. Pix11.

The 33-year-old victim was taken to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue, where she was pronounced dead, it reported. Patch.com. A police spokeswoman said detectives believe Thompson was the intended target, but his possible relationship to the detainee has not been established.

Santiesteban was arrested outside his home, police said. He was remanded pending arraignment Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.

In early October, New York gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin reported a shooting outside his Long Island home. Armed violence in the state has been one of the most discussed issues during the electoral campaign for the November 8 elections.

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