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Nassau County police officers surrounded a house in Hempstead that five men ran into following a shooting this weekend but are still searching for the shooter, authorities said.
Hempstead and Garden City police officers also responded to Princeton Street for a Shot Spotter alarm of gunfire in the area and a 911 caller reporting a group of men running into the house shortly after 9 p.m. Friday, police said.
“A disturbance ensued between the officers and the [five] occupants of the house,” police said in a news release.
Bureau of Special Operations and Emergency Services Unit officers searched the home after the owner consented but did not find the shooter or any victims inside after interviewing the five men.
The group was released without incident. No injuries were reported. Five empty .380-caliber shell casings were found in the area.
Third Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the above crime to call the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.