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Hempstead shooting victim is LaDaniel McCloud, police say

Police from Nassau County and Hempstead Village investigate

Police from Nassau County and Hempstead Village investigate a fatal shooting early Saturday, July 2, 2016, on Laurel Avenue in Hempstead. Credit: Howard Schnapp

Police have identified the man shot to death Saturday in Hempstead as village resident LaDaniel McCloud.

Hempstead Police found McCloud, 23, lying on the sidewalk on Laurel Avenue near Linden Avenue about 5:41 a.m., and he was pronounced dead shortly after.

Nassau County police are still investigating the shooting.

No one has been arrested.

Hempstead residents refer to the area where the shooting occurred as the Linden Triangle, where dozens of shootings have taken place over the past decade.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. Callers will be kept anonymous.


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