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Cops: 2 arrested after shots are fired from car window

Shaheem K. Allen, left, 22, of Freeport, and

Shaheem K. Allen, left, 22, of Freeport, and Michael A. Wright, right, 27, of Roosevelt, were arrested Monday on charges of first-degree reckless endangerment, police said. Allen was also arrested on charges of criminal possession of a firearm. Credit: NCPD

Two Nassau County men face reckless endangerment charges in a Freeport shooting Sunday, police said.

Shaheem K. Allen, 22, fired three shots from a .45 caliber handgun from the passenger window of a car driven by Michael A. Wright, 27, at about 1:49 p.m., Nassau County detectives said in a news release.

The shots were fired at a 17-year-old male in front of an East Milton Street address; no injuries were reported, police said.

Police arrested both men Monday on charges of first-degree reckless endangerment. Allen also was charged with criminal possession of a firearm.

Police Tuesday did not provide a motive for the shooting.

Wright, of 85 Beechwood Ave., Roosevelt, and Allen, of 9 Lenox Ave., Freeport, are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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