Report: Arrest Made in Connection with Hit-and-Run of NCPD Officer, Slashing Victim

Eric Dori of Huntington, 19, has been charged with Assault, Leaving the Scene, cops say.

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Eric Dori, 19.

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The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest in connection with an incident that originally 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 victim’s 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 Second Squad reports the arrest of Eric Dori, 19, of Huntington. He has been charged with two (2) counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Leaving the Scene of an Incident with Serious Injury and Leaving the Scene of an Incident with Property Damage. He was arraigned at First District Court, 99 Main Street in Hempstead.  
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