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The Stop & Shop Shooter has been identified as Gabriel Dewitt Wilson, who reportedly fired several shots in the manager’s office located in the building’s second floor.
Who are the Long Island West Hempstead Stop & Shop Shooting Victims?
One victim is dead and two others wounded after a shooter opened fire in the manager’s office of a Long Island Stop & Shop the afternoon of April 20.
A person of interest has been identified as Gabriel DeWitt Wilson; cops are still looking for him and asked residents to remain indoors. The local school district locked down its facilities
In a statement, Stop & Shop said it was “shocked and heartbroken by this act of violence that occurred at our store” and pledged its full cooperation with the investigation
A man wearing all black walked into an upstairs office area of a Long Island Stop & Shop late Tuesday morning and shot three people, killing one of them, in the town of West Hempstead before fleeing the scene, Nassau County police officials say.
Authorities are actively looking for 30-year-old Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, a man they describe as being a person of interest in the shooting but stopped short of calling him a suspect. They say he fled the area after the shooting and remains at large. He is believed to have had a small handgun. Earlier, a senior law enforcement official said he may have hopped on a bus to escape. Wilson was last seen heading west.
Who is Gabriel Dewitt Wilson, the shooter at a West Hempstead Stop & Shop?
The bloodshed unfolded at around 11:40am local time, at a Stop & Shop located on 50 Cherry Valley Ave, in West Hempstead, Long Island.
Wilson, 31, is still at large and was last seen heading westbound on the Hempstead Turnpike.
According to Nassau County Police Commissioner Paddy Ryder, Wilson was wearing all black when he opened fire inside the supermarket.
Commissioner Ryder confirmed Wilson “was or may still be an employee” at the Stop & Shop.
Wilson is believed to have used a small handgun.
Ryder confirmed three people were shot, with an unidentified 49-year-old male deceased.
The counties of West Hempstead, Mineola and Valley Stream are on lockdown following the shooting.
The Lynbrook schools and Adelphi University are also on lockdown.
Witness Liz Crew-Lee told NBC: “Everybody seemed to start running out of the store, panicked and frantic.”
What are officials saying about the shooting?
The Nassau County Police Department asked all of the area residents to “remain indoors”.
“There has been an active shooter situation at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop,” the Nassau County Police Department tweeted.
Following the news, the West Hempstead School District tweeted that all of the schools were in “lock out.”
“The #NassauCountyPD is canvassing the area & nearby schools have been notified to lock down & secure their buildings. The subject has not been apprehended yet & we ask that area residents remain indoors”
The Stop & Shop where the shooting reportedly took place
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran tweeted, “There has been an active shooter incident at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop.
“Police are canvassing the area & schools nearby have been notified to lock down and secure their buildings.
What did Stop & Shop say about the shooting?
In a statement to NBC, Stop & Shop said it was “shocked and heartbroken by this act of violence that occurred at our store”.
“Our hearts go out to the families of the victims, our associates, customers and the first responders who have responded heroically to this tragic situation.
“Do not approach if you see him; please call 911 immediately,” Nassau County police warned. “If you you have ANY information regarding this person of interest, please call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477).”
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