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Nassau police seek leads in fatal Hempstead shooting

Jose Leonardo Sanchez, 33, of Hempstead, was fatally

Jose Leonardo Sanchez, 33, of Hempstead, was fatally shot on Nov. 25, police said. Credit: NCPD

He was shot dead two weeks ago in front of a residence on Burnett Street in Hempstead.

Now, Nassau County police Homicide Squad detectives are asking the public's help in locating the suspect — or suspects — responsible for the fatal shooting of Jose Leonardo Sanchez, 33, of Hempstead. Police said Hempstead Village officers responding to a ShotSpotter activation on Nov. 25 found Sanchez on the ground at 2:25 a.m.

He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

All calls will remain confidential and callers are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for any information leading to an arrest.

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