Hempstead High School Shooting Today – Law enforcement agencies and emergency crews are responding to a shooting in Hempstead, New York on Friday, December 15, 2023. The Hempstead Police Department says that officers were sent to the Hempstead High School located at 201 President St, Hempstead, NY after reports of shots being fired on Tyler Street outside the school campus. There are unconfirmed reports of a student shot, meanwhile no confirmation have been made by the authorities.
A concerned individual took to social media and shared the tragic news in a statement that read “Receiving word of a student shot on Tyler Street outside of the Hempstead High School.” The person also added that “Awaiting further information. Please keep all students in your prayers & Parents please check in with your children.”
At the time this article was written, there had been no arrests and no description of the shooter had been made public. People are asked to stay away from the area while authorities look into what happened.
Hempstead High School
Hempstead High School is a public high school located in Hempstead, New York, United States. It is the Hempstead Union Free School District’s only high school. As of the 2014–15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 2,226 students and 116.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 19.2:1. There were 1,346 students (60.5% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 34 (1.5% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
In the early 20th century, high school students from East Meadow, Roosevelt, Uniondale (East Hempstead), and West Hempstead, in addition to Hempstead Village, all attended Hempstead High School.
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