Jericho Gas Station Clerk Shot Dead

A 56-year-old man was found shot dead at a gas station in Jericho on Wednesday night, Nassau County police said.

A customer walked into the BP Gas Station on Jericho Turnpike and found the clerk laying on the floor behind the counter shortly after 9 p.m., police said.

The victim was found to have suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity was not immediately released.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and have not determined the motive of the shooting.

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