The 21-year-old victim was on Brookside Avenue near the Roosevelt Children’s Academy, a charter school at the corner of Centennial Avenue, when a man approached and fired four shots, striking the victim once in the left shoulder at 7:20 p.m., according to 1st Squad detectives.
The suspect, who was described as a light-skinned man dressed all in black, then fled the scene northbound in a black car. The victim was driven to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.