Investigators said the Nov. 2 incident occurred at 11:30 p.m. on Jaffa Avenue near Uniondale Avenue after the victim arranged a meeting to sell marijuana from his car.
The unidentified victim and his 24-year-old girlfriend were sitting in the vehicle when two men approached them and hopped into the back seat. Cops said the men demanded “everything you got.”
Police said sometime during the alteration, a gunshot was fired and struck the alleged drug dealer. According to investigators, he was shot in the back while sitting in the driver’s seat. The victim was taken to a local hospital and admitted for treatment. His condition was not immediately known.
The suspects were last seen weaning gray hooded sweatshirts and fled south on Matteline Street, police said. No money or drugs were taken during the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers may remain anonymous.