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15-year-old boy fatally shot in Hempstead

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A teenage boy was fatally shot in Hempstead Monday morning, police say.

Hempstead Police responded to a shot spotter in the area of Linden Avenue and Laurel Avenue around 1 a.m.

When police arrived, they found the victim, a 15-year-old boy, fatally shot in the intersection.

His identity has not been released pending family notification.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

All calls will remain anonymous.