Wanted: Deadly shooting; theft at store

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Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department's Homicide Squad are looking for information in connection with a slaying that took place in Hempstead.

According to police, at 4:45 a.m. on July 14, Blair M. Kearse was fatally shot and a second victim was shot and injured by one or more unidentified suspects in front of 44 Linden Place.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at its toll-free and confidential hotline: 800-244-TIPS (8477), Crime Stoppers Unit Case No. 166-13. Crime Stoppers offers up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Precinct Crime Section officers are looking for a suspect in connection with a theft at a Central Islip store.

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According to police, at 3 p.m. on March 17 a man took three sets of headphones from Target at 160 N. Research Place. The suspect is described as being about 5-foot-7 with a medium build. He was wearing a black hat, dark jacket, a multicolored striped shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential.

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