Update - December 11th, 2013 at 1:20 PM - The male victim who was fatally shot has been identified as Benjamin Palemon, 21 years of age from North Valley Stream.
Update - December 10th, 2013 at 1:15 PM - The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Joshua Geddes, age 23 of 225-16 109th Avenue Queens Village for the above listed crime. The defendant was charged with Murder 2nd Degree and Violation of Parole. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The investigation is ongoing.
North Valley Stream, NY - December 10th, 2013 - Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that occurred on December 9, 2013 at 5:57 pm in N. Valley Stream.
According to detectives, officers responded to a call for a male, possibly shot, lying on the sidewalk in the vicinity of 18 Charles Street. The 21 year old male, who suffered a fatal gunshot wound, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 6:40 pm by a staff physician.
A second male, 22, who was located a short distance away, was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen, was transported to an area hospital and was admitted for treatment. He is listed in guarded condition.
The investigation into this incident continues.