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Paintball fundraiser for fallen cop's family

The body of NYPD officer Patrick Luca, seen

The body of NYPD officer Patrick Luca, seen during a recruitment event in 1999, was recovered Saturday in Smithtown Bay. He went missing a day earlier while kayaking with his son, who was rescued in the waters of Smithtown Bay by a Good Samaritan. Credit: New York Post File

The Patrick E. Luca Memorial Fund — a charity dedicated to a 21-year NYPD veteran who died in an August kayak accident — will hold a paintball fundraiser on Sunday.

The event at Cousins Paintball in Coram will benefit Patrick Luca’s children, Caden and Brea, according to a website for the fund.

Admission to Operation Hero Charity Game is $59.99 and includes 500 paintballs and lunch. Reduced admission is available for lunch only.

Register at; click on Operation Hero Charity Game.

Donations can also be made to The Patrick Eric Luca Memorial Fund, 1 Valley Court, c/o Vincent Scimeca, Holtsville, NY 11742.


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