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Man fatally shot in Hempstead, police say

Officers responding to a ShotSpotter call found a 34-year-old man fatally shot early Monday in Hempstead, police said.

The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin. No arrests have been made.

Nassau County Homicide Squad detectives are investigating and are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

Police said Hempstead Village police officers responded to Burnett Street after a ShotSpotter activation at about 2:25 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found the victim "lying on the ground" and transported him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Additional details were not immediately released, police citing the continuing investigation.

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