A teenager was shot in Hempstead on Tuesday night, authorities said.
The victim, 16, was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive, police said. The shooting took place at about 8:15 p.m. by Maple Avenue and Linden Place, police said.
Photos from the scene show detectives with flashlights aimed at a grassy area and Maple Avenue blocked off.
Nassau detectives and Hempstead Village police were investigating, and other details, including the motive, were not immediately available late Tuesday night.