Update - December 29th, 2014: 4:30 PM - Homicide Squad detectives identify the victim as Lyreek Crawley, 21, of Freeport.
Freeport, NY - December 29th, 2014 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred in Freeport on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 1:10 A.M.
According to detectives, a Shot Spotter activation followed by a 911 call alerted Freeport Police Officers to respond to 49 Colonial Avenue. Upon arrival officers discovered a 21 year male victim in the rear yard with a gunshot wound in the head. He was pronounced deceased by a Nassau County Police Ambulance Medical Technician at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.