West Hempstead- There is an active manhunt underway right now in Nassau County for a person of interest, in connection to a fatal shooting at a grocery store in West Hempstead. Nassau Police are currently looking for Gabriel Dewitt Wilson. Wilson has been described as a 31 year old black man, 6 foot 2 inches, he was last seen wearing a black baseball hat and a black sweatshirt and last seen heading westbound on Hempstead Turnpike. Police say Wilson should be considered armed and dangerous and has a small handgun on him. All schools nearby the area to the grocery store are currently in lock down mode. Nassau Police are asking residents to remain indoors at this time. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gabriel Dewitt Wilson, who has connections to Long Beach and Hempstead, are asked to call 911.
Photo: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson, person of interest involved in Mass Shooting at Stop n Shop in West Hempstead on April 20,2021. Photo from Nassau County Police.