Hicksville, NY- A Bethpage teenager has been arrested on charges including attempted murder for a shooting that happened over the weekend in Hicksville. On Saturday night, at approximately 10:45pm, Nassau County Police say they responded to at convenient store at 413 Jerusalem Avenue, with a report of a person who had collapsed from a gunshot wound. Officials say upon investigation it was confirmed that Mathew Escarria, 18, of 255 N 3rd Street fired five rounds at the victim, striking him once in the hip. The 23-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to his right hip and is expected to recover. Escarria, is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday on charges including Assault, Attempted Murder and Criminal Possession of a weapon in Mineola.
Photo: Mugshot of Matthew Escarria, courtesy of Nassau County Police Department