Nassau County police said they arrested a Hempstead man Tuesday in connection with the August shooting of a 14-year-old riding a bicycle.

Police said Manuel De Jesus Sosa Marquez, 22, was the passenger in a 1995 Honda on Aug. 6 when he fired three shots at a 14-year-old boy who was riding his bicycle on Argyle Avenue and Davis Street in Uniondale about 11:50 a.m. The boy was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for a gunshot wound to his upper torso, police said.

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Special Investigations detectives found Marquez on Tuesday at his home at 148 Brown Ave. and arrested him, police said.

Marquez is charged with second-degree attempted murder and is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.