HEMPSTEAD VILLAGE - Police are investigating a pair of homicides that happened just minutes apart in Hempstead Village.

Officials say an unidentified man in his 30s was gunned down near Burnett Street at around 3:50 yesterday afternoon. Less than five minutes later, a young man was stabbed and shot to death by a group of people on Greenwich Street.

Police have not indicated whether they believe the killings are linked or not.

Anyone with information can call Nassau County police at 1-800-244-TIPS.