The Homicide Squad reports the details of an incident which occurred on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 7:29 p.m. in Roosevelt.
According to Detectives, two different groups were involved in an altercation at a block party on Hudson Avenue in Roosevelt. Multiple shots were fired and as a result three persons were struck by gunfire. A, 27-year-old male, victim from Hempstead was pronounced at scene. Two other victims were taken to local hospitals for gunshot wounds. They are a 31-year-old female from Uniondale who is listed in critical, but stable condition, and a 21-year-old male from Hempstead who is in stable condition. The names of the victims are not being released at this time.
The Homicide investigation continues and Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
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The victim has been identified as Tavon Greenhill, 27 of Hempstead.
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Michael Wright, 34, of 85 Beechwood Avenue, Roosevelt, has been arrested for the above incident. Wright is charged with Murder 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Attempted Murder 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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Lawrence Sims, 29, of 67 Prospect Avenue, Hewlett, has been arrested in connection to the above incident. Defendant Sims is charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree, and Attempted Murder. He will be arraigned on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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