On April 16, 2017, at approximately 145am, officers of the Hope Police Department were dispatched to the 1700 block of Holiday Drive, also known as the old Western Sizzlin building, regarding multiple shots fired.
Upon arrival officers were directed towards the back of the building, where numerous people were located in the Banquet Room.
Initial information gathered on scene lead to the arrest of a 17 year old male juvenile. A second juvenile, a 16 Year old male, turned himself in to Hope Police officers at the Hope Police Department later the same morning.
Both juveniles were held at the Hempstead County Detention Facility per the juvenile intake officer.
The investigation into this incident is still on going and anyone having any information about this crime is asked to contact the Hope Police Department or Detective Andrew Watson at 870-722-2563.