Police ID victim in Hempstead murder

Police say Damien Pinckney, 37, was gunned down in his own home on Lawson Street early yesterday morning.

The incident happened on Lawson Street just after 4 a.m.

The incident happened on Lawson Street just after 4 a.m. (6/10/16)

HEMPSTEAD - Police are searching for the suspect in the murder of a Hempstead man. 

Police say Damien Pinckney, 37, was gunned down in his own home on Lawson Street early yesterday morning. 

According to police, Pinckney was shot in the chest. 

An unidentified 19-year-old was also shot, but survived. 

Police have not released a possible motive. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS

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