Jazz Murphy
Jazz Murphy

A New York City teenager has been arrested for killing a 34-year-old Freeport man in Hempstead on Sunday evening, Nassau County police said.

Jazz Murphy, 17, of the Bronx, will be arraigned Monday on a charge of second-degree murder at First District Court in Hempstead.

Homicide Squad detectives said the teen fatally shot the victim, whose identity was not immediately released, at the corner of Linden Avenue and Linden Place following an altercation shortly after 8 p.m.

The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead.



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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.