Update - January 19, 2017 - Homicide Squad detectives report the arrest of a Roosevelt man for an incident that occurred on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Roosevelt which, as a consequence, connected him to other prior crimes.
According to detectives, Malique Shelton, 16, of Roosevelt, after being recognized and observed by First Precinct officers driving a “Dirt Bike” in an erratic manner on Park Avenue and Valentine Avenue, including driving on sidewalks in an attempt to evade officers, was able to flee without being stopped.
A subsequent investigation led investigating detectives, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, to Mollineaux Avenue and Washington Avenue at 6:55 pm, where Shelton was placed under arrest.
During the arrest processing, detectives, with prior information, were able to link Shelton with prior crimes including a Homicide that occurred on November 18, 2015 that occurred on Ellison Avenue, Roosevelt; a Homicide that occurred on June 22, 2016 at 28 Wagner Avenue Roosevelt; and a Robbery that occurred on November 22, 2016 on Margaret Drive, Roosevelt.
Shelton is charged with two (2) counts of Murder 2nd Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree and Unlawful Fleeing of a Police Officer 3rd Degree.
He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 01/20/2017.
The original press release and an earlier update is below.
Update - June 24, 2016 - The deceased has been identified as Royston Hall, 37, of Roosevelt.
Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department’s Homicide Squad are seeking the public’s help in identifying a subject(s) in connection with a HOMICIDE which occurred in Roosevelt, New York.
On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at approximately 3:45 P.M., the pictured 37-year-old victim was shot by unknown subject(s) on Wagner Avenue in Roosevelt, New York.
Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the subject(s), or with any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline: 1-800-244-TIPS (8477), or any member of the Nassau County Homicide Squad at 516-573-7788.
The original press release is below.
Roosevelt, NY - June 23, 2016 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a shooting that occurred in Roosevelt on Wednesday, 06/22/16 at 3:45 P.M.
According to detectives, First Precinct police officers responded to a 911 call for a male shot and determined that the shooting had occurred at 28 Wagner Ave. The male victim, 37, who sustained a gunshot wound, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by a staff physician at 4:47 P.M. The deceased’s identity is not being released at this time.
No other injuries were reported.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding the above listed crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.