Nassau Cops: Two Arrests in Freeport Drive-by Shooting; Shots Fired at Male, 17 Years of Age
August 12, 2014
(Freeport, LI) The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of two men for Reckless Endangerment on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Roosevelt.
According to First Squad detectives, on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 1:49 P.M. Shaheem K. Allen, 22, of 9 Lenox Avenue, Freeport fired three shots from a .45 caliber handgun out of the passenger window of car driven by Michael A. Wright, 27, of 85 Beechwood Avenue, Roosevelt. The shots were fired at a male, 17 years of age in front of 91 East Milton Street in Freeport. No injuries were reported.
On Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. Michael A. Wright was arrested without incident at his place of employment by officers from the Bureau of Special Operations. At 11:05 A.M., Shaheem A. Allen was arrested without incident by detectives from the First Squad on the corner of Seaman Court and Babylon Turnpike in Roosevelt.
Shaheem K. Allen, 22, of 9 Lenox Avenue, Freeport, charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st degree and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. Photo NCPD.
Michael A. Wright, 27, of 85 Beechwood Avenue, Roosevelt, charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st degree. Photo NCPD.
Both men are charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st degree. Additionally Allen is charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm. They will be arraigned on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.
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