NEW YORK — Nassau County police have confirmed that three people were shot inside the West Hempstead Stop & Shop Tuesday morning. Two victims are in the hospital and one person was killed.
Police are searching for Person of Interest Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, 30. He is described as 6’2″ and is wearing a black baseball hat and a black sweatshirt, and was last seen heading westbound on Hempstead Turnpike.
“Our hearts go out to the families of the victims, our associates, customers and the first responders who have responded heroically to this tragic situation,” Stop & Shop said in a statement. “At this time, we are cooperating fully with local law enforcement on the investigation. The store will remain closed until further notice, and we appreciate the Long Island community’s support during this difficult time.”
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Do not approach if you see Wilson; call 911 immediately. If you you have any information regarding this person of interest, call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477)