Hempstead Shooting Leaves Man Dead

A 31-year-old Far Rockaway man was shot dead in Hempstead on Wednesday afternoon, Nassau County police said.

A passerby found Troy Bell suffering from a gunshot wound on the corner of Linden Avenue and South Franklin Road at 12:23 p.m., police said.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.

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