Valley Stream Shooting Leaves Man Dead

A 34-year-old man was shot to death in Valley Stream on Friday morning and investigators are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspected gunman, Nassau County police said.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting victim on East Hawthorne Avenue, where they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds shortly before 7 a.m., police said.

The victim, whose identity wasn’t immediately released, was taken to South Nassau Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead an hour later.

The shooter fled the scene. Authorities identified the suspect as 50-year-old Deon Ewers, of Los Angeles, Calif., who was described as a 6-foot, 1-inch-tall black man who weighs about 190 pounds.

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