Hempstead Man Shot Dead

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in his hometown of Hempstead over the Fourth of July weekend, Nassau County police said.

Hempstead Police Officers responded to Laurel Street for a report of a man lying on the sidewalk and upon arrival, they found LaDaniel McCloud suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at 5:41 a.m. Saturday, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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