Police Arrest Hewlett Man in Connection to 2011 Shooting that Killed 24-Year-Old Man

Detectives report the arrest of Hamilton Croft, 38, of Hewlett on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in connection to the crime.

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Hamilton Croft, 38, of Hewlett, was arrested for the crime.

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Update - February 8, 2017 - Detectives report the arrest of Hamilton Croft, 38, of Hewlett on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in connection with the crime below.  He is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.

The original press release and an earlier update is below.

Update - December 7, 2016 - The Homicide Squad reports that the above victim Daniel Flowers, 24, of Freeport was transported to a local hospital on December 31, 2015 with complications from his injuries and was pronounced deceased on January 2, 2016.

Detectives are attempting to find any information about the above crime and request anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.

The original press release is below.

Hempstead, NY - July 4, 2011 - The Third Squad is investigation an Assault that occurred on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:03 am in Hempstead.

According to detectives the male victim, age 20 was with a group of friends in the vicinity of 302 Main Street when an unknown subject approached him and began to shoot at the victim.  The victim attempted to flee, but was struck in the neck.  He was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition. The subject fled in an unknown direction.  There is no description of the subject at this time.

Detectives ask anyone with information about the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.