HEMPSTEAD - A Hempstead man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly started opening fire in Hempstead.

Officers say they heard several shots ring out on Terrace Avenue at around 11:30 last night. Following the gunfire, police say they saw 20-year-old Kevin Dingle running into a garage.

Dingle was caught with a stolen .38 caliber semi-automatic pistol, police say. No one was struck by the gunfire.

Dingle's charges include possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.