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A gunman is found guilty of murder in a Long Island grocery store shooting

Michael Dwyer
/
AP

Gabriel Wilson has been found guilty of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in a 2021 shooting at a Long Island grocery store.

Wilson was a cart collector at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop. He faces up to 90 years to life in prison.

The shooting killed the store manager, and left two employees critically injured. Wilson was taken into custody after a four hour manhunt.

However, he was found not guilty of the attempted murder of two other employees, who were in an office with the store manager when he was shot.

Officials say neither were injured, but one of them was just missed by the bullets.

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.