Who is Gabriel DeWitt Wilson? Bio, Wiki, Age, West Hempstead Shooting Suspect Full Details

Gabriel DeWitt Wilson Bio/Wiki

On April 20, 2021, Gabriel DeWitt Wilson was named as a prime suspect in the shooting of three people at a Long Island Stop & Shop grocery store in West Hempstead.

Gabriel DeWitt Wilson is the Person of Interest in this case. He was last seen traveling westbound on the Hempstead Turnpike, wearing a black baseball cap and a black sweatshirt.

If you have any details, please call 911 immediately,” the Nassau County Police Department wrote on Twitter. The shooting was announced by Nassau County police and the county executive at noon on April 20, 2020. It comes after a string of mass shootings around the world.


He is 30 years old.

West Hempstead Shooting

According to Ryder, police were alerted to an active shooter incident at the Stop & Shop on Cherry Valley Road shortly before 11:20 a.m. The shooting was classified as an active shooter event by authorities.

Nassau County Police wrote, “There has been an active shooter situation at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop. The #NassauCountyPD is canvassing the area & nearby schools have been notified to lock down & secure their buildings. The subject has not been apprehended yet & we ask that area residents remain indoors.”

Laura Curran, the Nassau County Executive wrote on Twitter, “There has been an active shooter incident at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop. Police are canvassing the area & schools nearby have been notified to lock down and secure their buildings. @NassauCountyPD is asking all area residents to remain indoors. Suspect is not yet apprehended.”

3 People Shot And 1 Died

Three people were injured, according to NBC New York, and one person died.

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The report was later verified by police, who wrote that they, “can confirm that 3 people were shot inside the West Hempstead Stop & Shop; 2 are in the hospital & there was one fatality.”


According to NBC New York, the perpetrator is still on the loose and may have hopped on a bus to escape.

The motive of the perpetrator is still unknown. Police haven’t said if the shooting was premeditated or unintentional. According to CBS New York, the perpetrator was dressed in all black and wore a mask.

Contact If Anyone Know Anything

Anyone with details about the shooting or the person of interest is asked to call the Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-244-TIPS or the Fifth Squad at 516-573-6552. Anyone who sees the person of interest should call 911 right away. Both callers will be kept completely anonymous.

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