3 Children Injured After Murder Victim Crashes at LI School

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A Long Island man was fatally shot while driving in Hempstead before he crashed through a school yard fence, injuring three children.

Nassau County Police say 45-year-old Jonathan Wade was driving through Hempstead around 6 p.m. Tuesday when he witnessed a disturbance and called 911. When he circled around the block, someone fired several shots at him, striking Wade and his 2001 Lexus.

Detectives say Wade drove off before crashing through a fence and colliding with the bleachers at Hempstead Middle School. Three children, ages 4, 8 and 12, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Wade died at a local hospital.

Police did not provide any details about the nature of the disturbance that led to his shooting. No arrests have been made.

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