Nassau County Homicide Squad Investigating Fatal Shooting in Front of Love Jones Café in Baldwin
August 2, 2014
(Hempstead, NY) The Nassau County Homicide Squad is investigating a Shooting that occurred today, Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 3:41 am in Baldwin.
According to detectives, First Precinct police officers responded to a disturbance in front of Love Jones Café, 1920 Grand Avenue. Upon arrival officers found two victims, a 39 year old male shot in the leg and a 22 year old male shot in the chest. Both victims were transported to local hospitals. The 22 year old victim was pronounced deceased at 4:17 am by hospital staff. His identification is being withheld pending family notification. The 39 year old victim was treated and released.
The Nassau County Homicide Squad is investigating a Shooting that occurred today, Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 3:41 am in Baldwin. File photo by Christopher Boyle.
This investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
UPDATE: 5:44 PM: The deceased victim has been identified as Daquan Gaskin, 22, of Baltimore, Maryland.