NCPD Announce Arrest Made in Connection with Uniondale Shooting Death

Nerlin Omar Chacon-Ruano of Hempstead, 19, has been charged with 2nd degree Murder, cops say.

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NCPD has announced an the arrest of Nerlin Omar Chacon-Ruano of Hempstead, 19, for a Homicide that occurred on Friday, September 15, in Uniondale.

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Uniondale, NY - September 27, 2017 - The Homicide Squad has announced an arrest in connection with a Homicide that occurred on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:59 pm in Uniondale.
According to detectives, First Precinct Officers responded to shots fired on Walnut Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered Ayamiguel Ayala-Hernandez, 18 of Uniondale lying on the ground shot multiple times about the body.  The victim was transported to Nassau University Medical Center and pronounced deceased at 12:34 am by hospital staff.
Nerlin Omar Chacon-Ruano, 19, of Hempstead has been arrested and charged with Murder 2nd degree. He was arraigned on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.
This investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information about the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
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