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Nassau County Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Boy, 16, In Hempstead

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

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


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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Police in Nassau County are looking for the gunman who killed a 16-year-old boy in Hempstead on Friday night.

Police responded to a call at 245 Bennett Ave. near Amherst Street and found the boy, identified as Robert Brown of Westbury, with a gunshot wound to his head, CBS 2 reported.

Brown was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives have urged anyone with information regarding this crime contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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