A man was fatally shot in the head in broad daylight on West 58th Street and Broadway this afternoon in a shocking act of violence, authorities said.
The incident occurred about a block from Carnegie Hall, in front of the St. Thomas Choir School located at 202 W. 58th St. around 1:50 p.m., the FDNY said.
The victim, a 31-year-old black male, was approached from behind by his killer and shot once in the back of the head, according to NYPD spokesman Paul Browne. He was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s Hospital.
“The victim was walking westbound on West 58th street in front of St. Thomas Choir School when a male black, unknown age, in a dark coat, dark hood and khaki pants began walking westbound behind the victim,” said Browne. “The shooter came up at close range and shot the victim one time in the back of the head.”
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The suspect wanted in a deadly Manhattan shooting Monday afternoon is still on the loose.
Authorities said the incident happened just before 2 p.m. in Midtown at 58th Street between Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
The victim was shot execution-style in the back of the head in front of 202 West 58th St. — near the St. Thomas Choir School, according to authorities.