The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Monday, August 21, 2023, at 8:23 p.m. in Valley Stream.According to Detectives, Fifth Precinct Officers responded for a disturbance that occurred at a vacant store front, located at 85 Ocean Avenue. Upon arrival, Police observed a 12-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his shoulder, a 17-year-old female with a laceration to her hand, and a 20-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his chest. All three victims were transported to a local area hospital for treatment. The 20-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased at 9:05 p.m. by hospital staff. A short while later, two 17-year-old male victims, arrived at local hospitals seeking treatment for gunshot wounds to their legs.Further investigation revealed that an unknown subject(s) fired multiple rounds while on 131st Ave and then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The investigation is ongoing.Detectives request that anyone with knowledge of the above listed crime should contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
***UPDATE***The above male deceased victim has been identified as being DeAndre Carter, 20 of Brooklyn.
***UPDATE***Homicide Squad Detectives report the arrest of Kyle Matthews, 21, of 922 Smith Street, Uniondale. He is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.