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Teen found shot to death in crashed car on Long Island

Posted: 4:02 PM, Sep 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-01 16:02:07-04

NEW YORK  — Police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a motorist found in a crashed car on Long Island.

The Suffolk County Police Department said officers responding to a report of shots fired around 12:30 a.m. Sunday discovered the victim inside a 2013 BMW.

Police said the car had crashed into a parked car and fence.

Detectives believe the shooting occurred on Judith Drive.

The victim was identified as Jaifield Gordon. The 18-year-old Medford resident was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives were asking anyone with information to call the homicide squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.