The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Shooting that occurred on Saturday June 4, 2022, at 10:10pm in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to a call for shots fired in the vicinity of 77 Terrace Avenue. Upon arrival, Officers located multiple persons that had suffered gunshot wounds. The first male victim, 19, from Hempstead was transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced at 10:54pm by hospital staff. The second male victim, 23, Hempstead, was wounded in the ankle, the third male victim, 35, Westbury, was wounded in the leg and fourth male victim, 31, Hempstead was wounded in the thigh. The three remaining victims were transported to local area hospitals and are listed in stable condition.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above listed crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
The deceased victim above has been identified as Jaden Omaree Johnson, 19, of Hempstead.
Homicide Squad Detectives report the arrest of Laron Watts, 22, of 1295 Narrows, Uniondale. He is charged with Murder 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Homicide Squad Detectives report the arrest of Defendant Jablee Cohen, 22, of 320 Jericho Turnpike Floral Park. He is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.