Village of Hempstead and Nassau County police responded to Spencer...

Village of Hempstead and Nassau County police responded to Spencer Place and Jerusalem Avenue after a shooting Saturday night. Credit: Paul Mazza

An unknown gunman fired into a crowd in Hempstead late Saturday, Nassau County police said, striking four men who suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The gunman displayed a pistol and fired at a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk on Spencer Place near Jerusalem Avenue at about 10:38 p.m. Saturday, police said. He fled on foot across Jerusalem Avenue and onto Searing Street. 

No description of the gunman was available Sunday. The victims were transported to a hospital for treatment of their injuries, police said. 

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS or to call 911. All callers will remain anonymous. 

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