Nassau County Police arrested a second Hempstead man Wednesday for an that occurred in Lakeview in early June.
According to Special Investigations Squad detectives, the 29-year-old victim, while standing in front of 393 Bee Gee Court, was approached by Marshall Thomas, 18, of Hempstead, around 5 p.m. on June 6. After stating to the victim to “Give it up”, Thomas allegedly pulled out a .40 caliber handgun and pointed it at the victim’s body, firing it numerous times and striking the victim in the hand and neck area.
Thomas then fled the scene and entered a waiting vehicle, which was parked in front of 10 Champlain Avenue, according to police. The vehicle, which then fled the scene, was allegedly being driven by Andre Walker, 23, of Hempstead.
The victim was removed to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. A subsequent investigation led detectives to Walker, who was located and placed under arrest on July 5. During his arrest, Walker was in possession of a gravity knife.
The continuing investigation eventually led detectives to the whereabouts of Thomas, who on August 22, 2012, was located on Woodfield Road in Lakeview and placed under arrest.
Walker was charged with second-degree Attempted Murder and third-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon. He was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on July 6.
Thomas is charged with second -degree Attempted Murder, first-degree Criminal Use of a Firearm, second-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon, first-degree Reckless Endangerment, fourth-degree Criminal Mischief and fourth-degree Possession of a Dangerous Weapon and False Personation. He will be arraigned on Thursday in First District Court in Hempstead.