Teen girl shot in abdomen in Hempstead
Police say a teen girl was shot in the abdomen while walking with friends in Hempstead early yesterday morning.
According to detectives, the 16-year-old was walking northbound on Baldwin Road at around 1:00 a.m. when a man appeared from behind a house and fired several rounds at them. After one girl was struck, authorities say her friends carried her to the corner of East Marshall Street and called police.
Officers transported the girl to an area hospital. She is listed in serious condition.
Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.