Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot in the head on Long Island.
The unidentified man's body was found around 8:35 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 12, after Nassau County Police responded to a Shot Spotter call in Hempstead in the vicinity of Vermont Avenue and Dakota Place.
Upon arrival, Hempstead police found a 40-year-old man lying on the ground in front of the home on Vermont Avenue with a gunshot wound to his head, police said.
A Northwell Ambulance responded to the scene and a paramedic pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
The identity of the victim has not yet been released.
The investigation is ongoing.
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