Police reveal victim’s name in fatal McDonald’s parking lot shooting

The victim was identified as Hector Manuel Valencia Gomez.

News 12 Staff

Sep 16, 2022, 9:22 PM

Updated 584 days ago

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Police have released the name of the teen who was fatally shot in the parking lot of a West Hempstead McDonald’s on Wednesday.
The victim was identified as Hector Manuel Valencia Gomez.
Valencia Gomez, 19, was in the McDonald’s parking lot when the shooter came up behind him and started firing. He was shot and killed.
Police say the shooting was a targeted incident.


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