News

2 Shot Dead In Residential Neighborhood In Hempstead

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

TRI-STATE NEWS HEADLINES

From our newsroom to your inbox weekday mornings at 9AM.
Sign Up

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two people were shot and killed Monday afternoon in a residential neighborhood in Hempstead, police said.

Hempstead Village police told 1010 WINS and CBS 2 the shooting happened around 1 p.m. on Belmont Parkway near Greenwich Street in Hempstead.

One man was pronounced dead at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, while the body of the other was found on a lawn in front of a home on Belmont Parkway, according to a Newsday report.

A standoff involving SWAT teams followed the shooting, and the area was still blocked off as late as 8 p.m., the newspaper reported.

Check Out These Other Stories From CBSNewYork.com: