A 25-year-old man is being questioned in connection to the cold-blooded slaying of a younger lady working at an East Harlem Burger King, cops stated early Friday.
Police confirmed that the person — whose actual connection to the case will not be instantly identified — was being interviewed on the twenty fifth Precinct Friday morning, days after 19-year-old Kristal Bayron-Nieves was shot lifeless 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 manager within the face, cops stated.
Bayron-Nieves gave the robber money from the drawer, an eyewitness stated, based on her mom. The thief then turned to go away however whipped round once more and shot Bayron-Nieves within the torso, the witness stated.
The killer bought away with simply $100, the sufferer’s household stated.
The teenager was taken to Metropolitan Hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless a short while later, cops stated.
The NYPD introduced earlier this week that it’s providing a $10,000 reward for any info that results in the arrest and indictment of Bayron-Nieves’ killer.
Billionaire grocery store mogul John Catsimatidis is providing his personal reward of $10,000.