Nassau County Police
Nassau County Police

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot in his hometown of Valley Stream this week, Nassau County police said.

Police officers responded to Long Island Jewish Hospital to investigate a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the back at 8:51 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

The victim, Pharoh Boone, was pronounced dead two hours later.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation. No arrests have been made in the case.

Investigators 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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