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ID Released For 33-Year-Old Long Island Homicide Victim

Burnett Street in Hempstead.
Burnett Street in Hempstead. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

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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