Attempted Murder In New Cassel

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A Westbury man was arrested Sunday morning after shooting a woman in the chest.

Andre Danzy
Andre Danzy

According to Nassau County Police Detectives, Andre Danzy, 40, of Hicks Street in Westbury, while involved in a verbal argument with a female victim, 20, at his residence on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 11:30 a.m., took a handgun and shot her in the chest.  Details involving the argument are not available at this time.  The weapon was recovered.

The victim was transported by private auto to a local hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

Third Squad detectives located Danzy a short time later on Hempstead Turnpike, where he was placed under arrest. He is being charged with second-degree murder (attempt), first-degree criminal use of a firearm and second degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was arraigned Monday, Aug. 15 at First District Court, Hempstead.

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