The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred in Freeport on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 1:10 A.M.
According to detectives, a Shot Spotter activation followed by a 911 call alerted Freeport Police Officers to respond to 49 Colonial Avenue. Upon arrival officers discovered a 21 year male victim in the rear yard with a gunshot wound in the head. He was pronounced deceased by a Nassau County Police Ambulance Medical Technician at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Homicide Squad detectives identify the victim as Lyreek Crawley, 21, of Freeport.
The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Autry Smith, 21 of 117 Debevoise Avenue, Roosevelt for the above crime. Smith surrendered on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to detectives at the First Precinct in Baldwin. He is charged with (2) two counts of Murder 2nd degree and will be arraigned on January 2, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.