A man was shot and wounded in Roosevelt on Tuesday evening and the shooter remains at large, Nassau County police said.

The 20-year-old victim was shot in the abdomen by a gunman at the corner of Charles Street and Debevoise Avenue at 7:24 p.m., police said.

A black vehicle with dark tinted windows was seen fleeing the scene eastbound on Debevoise Avenue toward Nassau Road.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was admitted for treatment and is listed in stable condition.

Police neither made any arrests nor released a description of the suspect.

First Squad detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


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