Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 9:30 pm in Hempstead.
According to detectives, Hempstead Police responded to a Shot Spotter activation in front of 158 Dartmouth Street. Upon arrival they found a 17-year-old male who was the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital, succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by a staff physician. His name is being withheld at this time and detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 12/22/20/0145/6672
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 12/23/20/1350/9962
The above listed victim has been identified as Omarion Jackson, 17 from Hempstead.