Security beefed up at Hempstead H.S. following nearby shooting

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Extra security was present at Hempstead High School Tuesday morning after a shooting just feet from the school.

School security tells News 12 a 17-year-old was shot in the elbow near the back gate of the school before 6 p.m. Monday.

The victim then walked to a nearby car wash to call for help.

School officials say the victim is not a student.

Police are still searching for the shooter.

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