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Northwell Health hospital worker shot and killed in parking lot on Long Island

NEW HYDE PARK, Long Island (WABC) – A Northwell Health employee was fatally shot in a Long Island parking lot.

The shooting happened just after 4 p.m. Thursday on Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park in a parking lot used by Northwell Health and other offices in the same building.

When police arrived on the scene, they found Amelia Laguerre, 33, with multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken care of by the medical staff of the establishment.

Laguerre was then taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Nassau County Police are currently investigating.

Northwell Health released a statement saying,

In the late afternoon, a Northwell employee was shot and killed in the publicly accessible parking garage of our facility at 1999 Marcus Avenue, a collection of medical and specialty care practices. Several crew members rushed to the scene and the victim was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead. We refer all other questions to the Nassau County Police Department, which is actively investigating the incident. Northwell is providing counseling services to team members at the scene and mourns the heartbreaking loss of our colleague and team member.”

No other injuries were reported.

In an email to employees, Northwell Health said it was an apparent domestic dispute.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS
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