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Two shot by gunman in Hempstead, police say

Two men were hit by bullets from a gunman wearing a ski mask early Wednesday in Hempstead, Nassau police said.

The suspect had approached two men, ages 20 and 22, and argued with them about 4:45 a.m. on Jackson Street, police said.

He shot the pair and ran off, police said. An Uber driver took the victims to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not life threatening, police said.

A detailed description on the shooter was not available, police said.

Third Precinct detectives ask anyone with information to call 911 or Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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