An officer who police said was responding to a report of a home burglary was shot and injured early Wednesday morning on Long Island.
The body of a young male, likely in his 20s, was discovered by a passerby near Mill Pond Park Preserve in Wantagh around 4 p.m. Sunday.
The man was shot three times after pointing the gun at officers, police said.
Nassau County Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lack said a man with a ski mask forced his way into the house at 213 California Ave. in Uniondale at 2:30 a.m. Three females and one male were in the house.
County Executive Edward Mangano said police are “closely monitoring” the ongoing investigation in Boston and have placed police on high alert as a precaution.
Andrew Schreier was behind the wheel when he pulled alongside another car, pulled out a gold badge, and said “I’m a cop, and I’ll give you tickets,” according to Nassau County police.
The woman has not been identified. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
The dogs are still on the loose. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth Precinct at (516) 573-6400.
Police announced that there were 48 people arrested for driving drunk around the new year. Last year, police said there were 55 people arrested.
Chopper 2 HD was over the scene late Wednesday afternoon where the home was boarded up, looking completely different than at the same time on Tuesday.
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Shanequa Mason, 22, left her daughter strapped into a car seat inside her Toyota for 15 minutes on Wednesday while she shopped at a store in Lawrence, police said.
Thanks to the help of a state grant, more police officers will be on patrol throughout the month of May. And they’ll be looking to arrest those driving drunk.