Hempstead crime

Hempstead child with gunshot wound to arm


The Third Squad of the Nassau County Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on March 26 at 2:51 p.m. in Hempstead.

According to detectives, Hempstead police officers responded to an emergency call for medical help on Evans Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 7- year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her left arm. The jgirl was transported to an area hospital for further treatment and evaluation. The investigation is ongoing.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.