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1 dead, 2 injured in New York grocery store shooting

Deadly shooting at Stop and Shop grocery store in West Hempstead, Nassau County

Servet Gunerigok   | 20.04.2021
1 dead, 2 injured in New York grocery store shooting

WASHINGTON

At least one person was killed and two others wounded in a shooting in a New York grocery store on Tuesday, according to police.

Nassau County police said on Twitter that the person of interest involved in the shooting at Stop and Shop in West Hempstead is Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, 30.

"He is approx. 6'2" & wearing a black baseball hat and a black sweatshirt, & was last seen heading westbound on Hempstead Turnpike. Please call 911 immediately if you have any information," said police.

The deceased victim was a 49-year-old store employee and the shooting occurred inside a manager’s office, upstairs from the shopping floor, according to The Associated Press.

The US has been rocked by several high-profile shootings in recent weeks.

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