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Hempstead Shooting Kills Man, 37, Injures Teen

A 37-year-old man was killed and a teenager was wounded in a shooting in the victim’s hometown of Hempstead, Nassau County police said.

Damien Pinckney was shot once in the chest in his Lawson Street home at 4:10 a.m. Thursday, police said. A 19-year-old man was also shot in the arm, police said.

Pinckney was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The teen was treated and released.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and 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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