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[BREAKING] Stop n Shop Shooting Suspect In Custody

One person is dead and two others are injured after a shooting at a Stop & Shop on Long Island. Police responded at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to the grocery store on Cherry Valley Avenue in West Hempstead.

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said a 49-year-old employee was killed, and two others were hurt. The injured workers were conscious and speaking with investigators.

The shooter fled the scene, carrying a black handgun. He was seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black baseball hat, and black mask.

Police identified Gabriel Dewitt Wilson as a person of interest in the case. He’s believed to be a current or former employee of the store. Wilson, 31, was taken into custody in Hempstead, authorities announced Thursday afternoon.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.



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