Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Wednesday, March, 13, 2019 at 5:48 pm in Hempstead.
According to detectives, officers from the Hempstead Police Department responded to a call for two male gunshot victims, both 16, in the rear parking area of 40 West Columbia Street. Both victims were transported to an area hospital, one of whom succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by a staff physician. His identity is being withheld at this time. The other victim sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound and is being treated at the hospital.
The investigation into this incident continues and detectives request anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 03/13/19/2100/6672