The Homicide Squad is investigating a Police Involved Shooting that occurred on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10:32 am in Manhasset.
According to detectives, while on routine patrol a Nassau County Police Officer took police action at a road rage incident that occurred at the intersection of Maple Street and East Shore Road. During this incident the Officer attempted to place a subject under arrest who had just assaulted a motorist with an aluminum baseball bat. The subject then attacked the Police Officer with the same bat. The Officer in self-defense shot the male subject at the scene. The subject was transported to North Shore University Hospital- Northwell Health, Manhasset and was pronounced deceased by emergency room staff. He has been identified as Michael Delloyd Ward, 46, from Washington, Maryland.
This investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Sqd. 03/14/18/1800/7945