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Cops: Cabdriver shot to death in Copiague

A cabdriver was found shot found to death in Copiague Sunday afternoon, police said.

Juan Rosario, 19, was found around 5:30 p.m., slumped over his steering wheel after going to 42nd Street to pick up a fare.

Rosario, of 33rd Street in Copiague, worked for 5 Star Taxi Services in that community and was found in an unmarked silver Chrysler minivan. He was pronounced dead at the scene by an official from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical examiner.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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