A 50-year-old Queens man was found shot to death in a parked car in Valley Stream on Christmas Eve, Nassau County police said.

Richard Baccus, of Rosedale, was found dead inside a BMW 525 in a parking lot near Ay Caramba on West Merrick Road at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

The victim was found to have suffered from multiple gunshot wounds. He and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


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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.