Police: Hit-and-Run Driver Hits Officer, Slashing Victim at Farmingdale Hookah Lounge


Officers were called to a disturbance at the Mystique Hookah Lounge, officials say.

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The Nassau County Police Department reports the details of an incident that occurred on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:45 a.m. in Farmingdale.
According to police, officers were called to a disturbance at the Mystique Hookah Lounge, 365 Conklin Street. When the officers arrived they observed a male victim that had been slashed in his neck. As they approached the victim, he ran north into a municipal parking lot and collapsed. 
While officers were rendering aid to the victim a white minivan drove through the lot, striking a parked Nissan, causing the Nissan to spin striking a female pedestrian who was standing next to the vehicle. The minivan continued driving towards the officers, striking one of the officers as well as the male victim on the ground. The minivan fled northbound out of the lot. 
The male and female victims as well as the officer were transported to an area hospital. A subsequent investigation led officers to the discovery of two additional victims at an area hospital.
The Nassau County Police Department requests anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.