HEMPSTEAD - ? Police say a man was shot and later died at the hospital in Hempstead this morning.

The man, identified as 47-year-old Stanley Cater, was found on Marvin Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Police say the man was walking down the Marvin Avenue near South Franklin Street when he was shot in the abdomen.

Cater was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

Witnesses say they heard a "loud bang" when they looked outside and saw him laying on the road.

Police do not believe it was a gang incident but say they are investigating.