A cast member of the television series Law & Order: Organized Crime was shot and killed at a filming location for the show in New York.
Johnny Pizarro was found around 5:15 a.m. local time Tuesday on a residential street in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn before filming was scheduled to begin the day.
He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and neck, according to police.
The 31-year-old from Queens, New York, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police are investigating and have not released information about the suspect or motive.
An NBC spokesperson said:
The network confirmed that Mr. Pizarro was a crew member of the series, a spin-off of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
It is in production for a third season and is scheduled to air this fall.
“We are deeply saddened and shocked to learn that one of our crew members was the victim of a crime early this morning and as a result died,” NBC and Universal Television said in a statement. declare.
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“We are working with local law enforcement as they continue to investigate.
“Our hearts go out to his family and friends and we ask that you respect their privacy during this time.”