Albertson Suspect Shot, Wounded by Nassau Police

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Nassau County police officers shot and wounded a man who allegedly pointed a handgun at officers responding to a call of a suspicious man in Albertson on Wednesday morning, authorities said.Third Precinct officers responded to Netz Place after a 911 caller reported a man with a gun near the corner of Willis Avenue and upon arrival, the officers found the man walking down the block with a handgun, according to a police spokesman.The officers ordered the suspect to drop the handgun, but he instead raised it toward the officers, the spokesman said.That’s when the officers opened fire, hitting the suspect three times. He was taken to Winthrop University Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds to the right leg, left thigh and right hand.The case is the second time in five weeks that Nassau County police have opened fire on a suspect armed with a handgun. Officers shot and killed 30-year-old Dalton Smith, who police have said was committing a home invasion near Hofstra University on May 17.Andrea Rebello, a 21-year-old Westchester woman and Hofstra student that police said Smith had in a headlock and was threatening to kill at the time, was also accidentally shot by the same police officer.The investigation is continuing into both the Albertson and Hofstra shootings.last_img read more


first_imgIt’s no secret that the late Tadhg Culbert loved his food and drink.You could often find the former Mayor of Letterkenny in the Quiet Moment tea rooms tucking into tea and a scone.Now Quiet Moment owner Brendan McGlynn has come up with a novel way of remembering Tadhg and to also raise funds for Relay for Life. “Everyone loved Tadhg and he would always call in for tea. This is our way of remembering him and to raise funds in the process.“All funds raised on the day will go directly to Relay for Life,” said Brendan. GET ALONG TO A BREAKFAST IN MEMORY OF TADHG was last modified: May 11th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Quiet MOmentRelay for LifeTadhg Culbertlast_img read more