The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for Attempted Murder that occurred on Monday, October 05, 2015 at 12:30 a.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, on October 4, 2015 at 3:47 p.m. James Jacobs, 30, of 14 Cathedral Avenue while driving on Saint Regis Place did fire five (5) shots at a vehicle with two victims inside, a male, 26 and a female, 49. No injuries were reported.
Third Squad Detectives with assistance from Hempstead Police Officers located Jacobs in front of 201 President Street and placed him under arrest. The defendant was in possession of a loaded handgun.
Jacobs is charged with two counts of Murder 2nd degree (Attempt), Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree. Jacobs will be arraigned on Monday, October 5, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.