Uniondale man arrested in August 2012 fatal shooting

Agdnan McLeod, 25, pleaded guilty Thursday before acting

Agdnan McLeod, 25, pleaded guilty Thursday before acting Supreme Court Justice Jerald Carter to one count of first-degree manslaughter for his role in the Aug. 1, 2012, shooting.. Photo Credit: NCPD

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A Uniondale man has been arrested in connection with the August 2012 fatal shooting of a Hempstead man near the victim's home, Nassau County police said.

Agdnan Mcleod, 23, of 827 Park Pl., Uniondale, was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree murder, police said.

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On Aug. 1, 2012, at 8:10 p.m., Hempstead Village police responded to a call about shots fired near 158 Lawson St. and found Rameel Blanco, 30, of that address, police said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital before 9 p.m. that night, police said.

Police said Mcleod was extradited from Sacramento under a Superior Court Arrest Warrant. He will appear in County Court on Tuesday.

Police said a co-defendant Marty Wiggins, 27, of 2300 Central Ave., in Baldwin, was arrested on Aug. 16, 2012 and charged with second-degree murder. Wiggins was arraigned on Aug. 18, 2012, in First District Court in Hempstead.

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