NYC: Long Island Stop & Shop shooting suspect in custody, officials say

The suspect in the deadly shooting at a Long Island Stop & Shop was nabbed Tuesday afternoon — hiding out in a building about 2 miles from the murder scene, authorities said.

Disgruntled grocery-cart worker Gabriel deWitt Wilson, 31, evaded cops for about four hours before being caught as he tried to flee the building at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, police said.

A tipster led cops to the address, according to Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder — as he revealed chilling new details about the bloody shoot-up at the West Hempstead grocery store.

“When [the suspect] showed up at work today, he went straight down to an office on the second floor,’’ Ryder told reporters at a press briefing.

“At that time, he shot a male and female victim,’’ both store employees, who are recovering at the hospital, the top cop said.

“And then he went to the second office where the manager was and shot the manager and killed the manager,” Ryder said.

“Within a matter of minutes, it was over.’’


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