Fifth Precinct police responded to the vicinity of Eagle Avenue and Hempstead Gardens Drive for gunshots fired. When police officers arrived, they found a 39-year-old man lying on Eagle Avenue with a single gunshot wound in his back. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital in a Nassau County Police Ambulance and treated for his injuries. He is listed in critical, but stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
Police request that anyone with information on the shooting should call Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Courtesy NCPD; compiled by Nakeem Grant