STATEN ISLAND, NY. (THECOUNT) — David Pena has been identified as the victim fatally shot while outside a Staten Island daycare Tuesday, according to Wednesday reports.

Officials say they responded to a report of a person assaulted on Tuesday at approximately 8:40 p.m., in front of a residential daycare center at 137 Osgood Avenue. When officials arrived, they discovered 30-year-old Pena suffering from apparent gunshot injuries.


Pena was shot several time in the torso.

Pena was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

The victim was found sprawled out on the ground, with a gun next to him, 101WINS reports.

Police found no shell casings nearby and don’t believe the gun that was found to be the murder weapon, the report says.

There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Staten Island is the southernmost of New York City’s 5 boroughs. It is connected to Lower Manhattan via the Staten Island Ferry, which runs across New York Harbor. Staten Island Zoo is home to kangaroos, birds of prey and snakes. The Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden features flower beds, Greek revival buildings and art galleries. Its grounds also include the Staten Island Children’s Museum – wikipedia.