Police are looking for a man who was seen in the surveillance that shot and killed a Pope John messenger on Wednesday night in New York.
Jose Alvarado, 37, has been identified as the victim who died in the terrible attack around 10:30 pm outside the pizzeria where he worked on Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem.
The New York Police Department posted a photo of the suspect, who appears portrayed in a T-shirt, jeans and a baseball cap. The man seems to be heavy with a beard.
Alvarado was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died after suffering a bullet wound to the head.
Papa John's deliveryman, Jose Alvarado, 37 (pictured on Facebook) was shot dead on Wednesday night outside the Harlem cafeteria where he worked.
Alvarado was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died
This surveillance photo shows the suspect who shot Alvarado. He fled the scene before police arrived
The person of interest fled the scene before the cops arrived at the scene.
It is currently unclear what the suspect's motive was. Nothing was stolen from Alvarado during the shooting.
The department has asked anyone for information on their whereabouts or identity to call 30 ° Pct. Sqd. at 212-690-8852.
The chief of detectives, Dermot Shea, said in a press conference: "From a short distance, it seems that at this moment a shot was fired.
& # 39; There are a couple of different theories that we have at the moment that I will not enter … it's a bit preliminary & # 39;
The fatal shooting took place around 10:30 p.m. outside of this Pope John & # 39; s on Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem
It is currently unclear what the suspect's motive was, and Alvarado was not robbed during the shooting.
A surveillance shot shows the police after they arrived on the scene on Wednesday night
One witness, Laura Drawbaugh, told ABC 7: "I heard the shot, and I was frozen." I realized that I had just shot, and I saw someone lying down.
Close and regular resident in Harlem Papa John's, Lenn Brown, said. "For me, this is a tragedy in every way.
"This hard-working man lost his life, and whoever the shooter is, if they catch him, they'll imprison him for a long time."
And the store's local employee, Samaar Said, expressed surprise at the shooting in the neighborhood where he works.
& # 39; I do not know what's happening … it's very sad. Out here, it's not that bad. I do not know what is happening ".
The chief of detectives, Dermot Shea, (pictured) said at a press conference: "There are a couple of different theories that we have at the moment that I will not go into … it's a bit preliminary."