Police: Officer opened fire during Hempstead traffic stop

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Police say a Hempstead Village officer opened fire during a traffic stop on Monday. 

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Harvard Street.

Officials say the suspect fled from the scene after the officer fired his weapon.

They say the vehicle was later found, unoccupied, on Princeton Street.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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