The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Homicide that occurred on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, Hempstead Police responded to Wellesley Street for a call for two male victims that had been shot. Both victims were transported to area hospitals. One of the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. The other victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff at 11:28 a.m.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt Lebrun/PIO 10/19/18/1415/8812
D/Sgt.Rojas/Homicide Sqd. 10/20/18/1430/7336
The above listed victim (deceased) has been identified as Demetrius Winfield, 30, of Hempstead.
D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Sqd. 12/11/18/1530/7990
Defendants Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of 21 Linden Place 2nd Floor Apt., Hempstead and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of 120 Kingston Avenue, S. Floral Park are arrested for the above listed crime. Both Defendants are each charged with one count of Murder 2nd Degree and Attempted Murder 2nd Degree. They will be arraigned in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.