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Carlos Ventura-Zelaya homicide: Cops ask for public’s help

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Homicide

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Homicide Squad are seeking the public's help in solving the homicide of Carlos Ventura-Zelaya in Roosevelt on Oct. 14, 2016. Photo Credit:

Nassau police on Tuesday were seeking the public’s help in solving the homicide of Carlos Ventura-Zelaya, 24, in Roosevelt.

The victim was shot in front of a house at Hudson Avenue near Nassau Road at about 10:15 p.m. Friday.

Police have said they do not know why Ventura-Zelaya was at that location, and residents have said gunshots are an unfamiliar sound on the normally quiet block.

The hotline telephone number for Crime Stoppers is 800-244-TIPS (8477), and all calls are anonymous.

Alternatively, anyone with information about the killing can contact Detective Pescitelli or any member of the Nassau County Homicide Squad at 516-573-7788.

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