Freeport Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

Ali Jones
Ali Jones

A gunman repeatedly shot and seriously wounded a 23-year-old man who was walking down a street in broad daylight in the victim’s hometown of Freeport four weeks ago, Nassau County police said Thursday.

First Squad detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding 20-year-old Ali Jones, also of Freeport, who they alleged fired a handgun at the victim, striking him several times with gunfire on Randall Avenue at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Jones, who is wanted for attempted murder, fled the scene in a silver Mercedes Benz ML350, police said.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case.

Investigators ask anyone who has any information about the whereabouts of Jones, or anyone with any information about this case to contact Crime Stoppers’ toll free hotline: 1-800-244 TIPS (8477). All callers will remain confidential.