Cops: Suspect sought in fatal Hempstead shooting

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Homicide detectives are searching for a suspect in the Hempstead shooting that killed a 22-year-old man Thursday night.

Hempstead Village officers found Jose Alvarado of Hempstead with a gunshot wound, unconscious in the driveway of 83 Gladys Ave. at about 10:15 p.m., Nassau police said.

The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, where he was pronounced dead at 10:44 p.m., police said.

Hempstead officers went to Gladys Avenue in response to a notification by ShotSpotter, a gunshot sound detection system launched in Nassau in 2009 to help police find shooting locations more quickly.

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Police declined to say what kind of gun was used or if a weapon was recovered at the scene.

No further details were released.

Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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