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Freeport Shooting Leaves Man Dead

A 21-year-old man was shot dead in Freeport over the weekend, Nassau County police said.

Officers responded to a Shot Spotter alert and 911 call reporting gunshots fired on Colonial Avenue just east of North Main Street, where Lyreek Crawley was found in a backyard with a bullet wound to the head at 1:10 a.m. Sunday, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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