Man Found Dead in Hempstead with Gunshot Wound, Cops Say

A 28-year-old man was found dead in Hempstead early Saturday morning, Nassau County police said.

The victim, identified as Victor Benitez, was found lying on the ground on Clinton Avenue at 4:41 a.m. with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso, police said. He was pronounced dead at 4:45 a.m., police said.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.