The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 8:58 pm in Uniondale.According to Detectives, First Precinct Officers responded to Uniondale Avenue Park located at 710 Uniondale Avenue for a victim of an apparent gunshot wound. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 21-year-old male victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nassau County Police Medic, as a result of his injuries.The investigation is ongoing.Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
***The above victim has been identified as Walter Ochoa Jr., 21, of Uniondale.
***UPDATE***Homicide Squad Detectives report the arrest of Gerson I. Hernandez, 20, of 22 Catherine Street, Hempstead, in connection with the above incident. Gerson I. Hernandez is charged with Murder 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at First District Court, Hempstead.