January 09, 2022 – Manhattan, NY: Just after 1:00 a.m., NYPD officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired inside of a Burger King at E116th Street and Lexington Avenue where a teenage female cashier was reported shot during a late night robbery.
When police from the 25th precinct arrived on scene, officers located a 19-year-old female employee with a critical gunshot wound to the torso, said police.
According to NYPD officials, detectives are searching for a male suspect that made off with an unknown amount of money and also attacked a patron and managed of the establishment. The two additional victims are in good condition, police said.
The teenage female cashier was rushed to an area hospital with a severe gunshot wound and was pronounced dead, police said.
The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
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People gathered to pay their respects and voice frustrations over the gun violence across New York City. Kristal Bayron-Nieves, a 19-year-old cashier was working the night shift at an East Harlem Burger King when she was shot and killed.— Freedomnews.tv FNTV (@FreedomNTV) January 10, 2022
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