Hempstead Man Charged With Attempted Murder

A Hempstead man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a 24-year-old man following an argument at the accused gunman’s home early over the weekend, Nassau County police said.

Oneil Meade, 28, his 41-year-old brother, Clive Meade, and the victim walked outside of the Linden Place home after the fight escelated shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, when Oneil shot the victim in the neck, police said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

Hempstead and Nassau police recovered a silver Walther PPKS 9mm handgun at the scene, authorities said.

Oneil Meade was charged with second-degree attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.  Clive Meade was charged with tampering with physical evidence.

They will be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.