Police identify 27-year-old Plainview man killed in drive-by shooting

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Police have now identified the 27-year-old man shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Plainview Tuesday night.

Police say Justin Gottlieb, of Plainview, was pulled over on the side of the road in his red SUV on Margaret East Drive around 5:30 p.m. Police say another car pulled up and shots rang out.

Gottlieb was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Neighbors say Gottlieb, who has a daughter, lived near where he was shot. The family has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for Gottlieb's 1-year-old daughter.

Police say there is only one way out of Margaret Drive. They say the shooting was a targeted incident.

Police believe a light-colored vehicle may be involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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