Valley Stream Man Charged With Murder

A Valley Stream man has been arrested for allegedly shooting to a Queens man to death in a parked car last week, Nassau County police said.

Orlando Ortiz, 31, was charged with second-degree murder for allegedly gunning down 50-year-old Richard Baccus of Rosedale.

Homicide Squad detectives said Baccus was found Dec. 23 dead of gunshot wounds inside a BMW 525 in a parking lot near Ay Caramba on West Merrick Road in Valley Stream.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.