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Suspect who allegedly shot and killed friend in Copiague identified

Posted at 9:04 AM, Mar 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-19 18:05:12-04
Nefi Reyes, 18, is charged with second degree manslaughter. (NYPD)

Nefi Reyes, 18, is charged with second degree manslaughter. (NYPD)

COPIAGUE, N.Y. — Nefi Reyes, 18, pointed a handgun at his friend, Wilson Gil-Torres, 18, inside Reyes' house at 12:20 p.m. Friday, Suffolk County police said.

The weapon discharged, striking Gil-Torres in the torso, according to police.

The Copiague Fire Department took him to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead.

Reyes was arrested and charged with second degree manslaughter.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday.