The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred in Hempstead on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 8:35 pm.
According to detectives, Hempstead police responded to a Shot Spotter call that occurred in the vicinity of Vermont Avenue and Dakota Place. Upon arrival Hempstead police observed a 40-year-old male lying on the ground in front of 62 Vermont Avenue with a gun shot wound to his head. A Northwell Ambulance responded to the scene and a Northwell Paramedic pronounced the victim deceased. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt Bertini / Homicide Squad 01/13/21/0655/8348
***UPDATE*** Details by: D/Sgt. Bertini/Homicide Squad 01/18/21/1215/9962
The above listed victim has been identified as Ricardo Cardona, 40 of Hempstead.