Hempstead Shooting Leaves Man Dead

A 22-year-old man was shot to death in his hometown of Hempstead on Thursday night, Nassau County police said.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired on Gladys Avenue, where they found Jose Alvarado lying in the driveway unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound at 10:15 p.m., police said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead a half hour later.

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.