A 27-year-old man was found shot to death in a parked car in his hometown of Brentwood on Monday morning, Suffolk County police said.

A 911 caller reported finding an injured man in a Nissan Sentra, parked in front of 152 Twinlawns Ave., with bullet holes through the car’s window at 6:20 a.m., police said.

Officers who responded to the scene found the victim dead of a gunshot wound. The victim was later identified as Jose Matilde Lainez-Murcia.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this incident to call them at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.


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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.