Hempstead Duo Charged in Fatal Shooting

From left: Manuel Howe and Delroy Carter

Two men were arrested for fatally shooting a 23-year-old man in the victim’s hometown of Hempstead over the Fourth of July weekend, Nassau County police said.

Manuel Howe, 17, was charged with second-degree murder and 25-year-old Delroy Carter was charged with hindering prosecution. Both men are also from Hempstead.

Homicide Squad detectives alleged the dup was involved in the shooting death of LaDaniel McCloud, who was pronounced dead of gunshot wounds on Laurel Street shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday.

Howe and Carter will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.