Cops investigate Uniondale shooting

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Nassau County police are investigating after a man showed up at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow with a gunshot wound on Sunday morning.

Police said the man appeared at about 10:30 a.m. and that there is now an active shooting investigation in Uniondale.

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Meanwhile, the hospital had diverted emergency vehicles away from its emergency room for about 20 minutes Sunday morning while police investigated there, according to hospital spokeswoman Shelley Lotenberg.

"During a short period of time, when there was uncertainty regarding the source of injury to a gunshot victim, and under the advice of the NCPD, the hospital requested ambulances to bring patients to other hospitals," Lotenberg said.

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