Fatally shot man drives car into children, injuring them in Hempstead

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police on Long Island are investigating the fatal shooting of a driver, who then crashed through a schoolyard fence, injuring three children.

It happened Tuesday in Hempstead.

Police say 45-year-old Jonathan Wade called 911 after seeing some sort of disturbance on Albermale Road.

When he circled around the block, someone fired, striking him.

He drove off, crashing through a fence at Hempstead Middle School, and then hitting bleachers.

Three children suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Wade died at a local hospital.