Hempstead, NY - October 22, 2014 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrests of two Hempstead men on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 3:20 P.M. in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, on October 21, 2014, Hempstead Police Officers responded to a call for shots fired on Whitson Avenue. Officers witnessed several shell casings and damage to autos, then confirmed subjects ran into a Whitson Avenue residence. Special Investigations Squad and Third Squad detectives along with the assistance from Bureau of Special Operations unit gained entry and recovered three semi-automatic handguns. After investigation, defendants Khalil Brown, 19, of 151 Princeton Street and Naree Barnes, 18, of 189 Princeton Street were placed into custody.
Defendants Brown and Barnes are both charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree. The defendants were arraigned on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.