A 25-year-old man is being questioned in connection to the cold-blooded slaying of a younger girl working at an East Harlem Burger King, cops stated early Friday.
Police confirmed that the person — whose precise connection to the case just isn’t instantly identified — was being interviewed on the twenty fifth Precinct Friday morning, days after 19-year-old Kristal Bayron-Nieves was shot useless on the fast-food joint at East 116th Street and Lexington Avenue.
The incident unfolded round 1 a.m. Sunday, when an armed robber walked in and pistol-whipped a male buyer earlier than punching a feminine supervisor in the face, cops stated.
Bayron-Nieves gave the robber money from the drawer, an eyewitness stated, in accordance to her mom. The thief then turned to go away however whipped round once more and shot Bayron-Nieves in the torso, the witness stated.
The killer received away with simply $100, the sufferer’s household stated.
The teenager was taken to Metropolitan Hospital, the place she was pronounced useless a short while later, cops stated.
The NYPD introduced earlier this week that it’s providing a $10,000 reward for any info that leads to the arrest and indictment of Bayron-Nieves’ killer.
Billionaire grocery store mogul John Catsimatidis is providing his personal reward of $10,000.