The identity has been released of the victim of a homicide that occurred earlier this week on Long Island.
It happened on Monday, Nov. 25 at 2:25 a.m. in Hempstead.
According to Nassau County Police detectives, officers responded to a Shot Spotter Activation in the vicinity of 66 Burnett Street.
Upon arrival, officers found the 33-year-old male victim lying on the ground. The victim, now identified as Jose Leonardo Sanchez, of Hempstead, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by hospital staff. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request that anyone with information on the incident contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
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