Man Shot Dead on Union Avenue

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A man was shot dead at this location on Union Avenue on Aug. 16. (Image from Google)

Police identify victim

The Nassau County Police Department Homicide Squad  identified Alexis Gonzalez-Sanchez, 27, of Melville. as the victim of a shooting that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 1:05 a.m. in Westbury.

According to detectives, Third Precinct officers responded to the parking lot of 445 Union Avenue for a call of a person shot. Upon arrival officers located Gonzalez-Sanchez with a gunshot wound. He was transported by a Nassau County Police Department ambulance to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased by a physician.

The location where the victim was found is in close proximity to a house party that occurred the night of Aug. 15-16. The investigation is ongoing.

Nassau County property records list the address as vacant land in an industrial zone.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this homicide to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

—Submitted by the Nassau County Police Department

Note: An earlier version of this story stated that the house party took place the night of Nov. 15-16. That has been corrected.

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