Hempstead shooting temporarily locks down school

Police say they recovered six bullet slugs at a residential apartment complex on Martin Luther King Drive. The incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. at Building 32.

Police say they recovered six bullet slugs at a residential apartment complex on Martin Luther King Drive. The incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. at Building 32. (2/2/16)

HEMPSTEAD - A broad daylight shooting in Hempstead put an elementary school in a temporary lockdown Tuesday afternoon.

Police say they recovered six bullet slugs at a residential apartment complex on Martin Luther King Drive. The incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. at Building 32.

Behind the complex is Franklin Elementary School, which was placed on lockdown shortly after 1 p.m. The lockdown was lifted at 2 p.m.

Police say they are reviewing video recorded by several surveillance cameras around the complex.

Authorities have not released information regarding suspects or a motive. They did confirm that no one was hurt.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call 1-800-244-TIPS.

 

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