Hempstead Woman Charged With Fatal Shooting

A woman was arrested for fatally shooting a 37-year-old man and wounding a teenager in Hempstead last week, Nassau County police said.

Laquasia Calloway
Laquasia Calloway

Laquasia Calloway was charged with criminally negligent homicide and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police said the 20-year-old woman shot Damien Pinckney in his Lawson Street home at 4:10 a.m. Thursday. Pinckney was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A 19-year-old man was treated for a gunshot wound to the arm.

Bail for Calloway was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond. She’s due back in court Tuesday.

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