The murder, still unsolved, occurred at dawn this Tuesday in Brooklyn, New York (USA).
Johnny Pizarro, assistant to the film crew for the series ‘La ley y order: organized crime’, died after a confused shooting that occurred this Tuesday in Brooklyn (New York, USA) while an episode was being recorded, local media reported.
The man, aged 31, was sitting in a car when, around 5:15 (local time), an unknown person opened the door of the vehicle, hit him in the head and neck and shot him with a firearm, before fleeing.
Pizarro, who had been hired as outside personnel to secure parking spaces, was pronounced dead at a hospital within an hour. It is not clear whether the assailant, who has not yet been arrested
The police said they are looking for a thin man who, when he fled the area, was wearing black pants and a hooded sweatshirt of the same color. To find his whereabouts, he requested citizen collaboration.
Shock on NBC
“We were very saddened and shocked to learn that one of our team members was victim this morning of a crime and was killed,” said a spokesman for NBC, the television network on which the series is broadcast.
Asimism or, assured that the company is collaborating with the local police in the investigation of what happened. “Our hearts go out to his family and friends, and we ask everyone to respect their privacy,” he added.
The incident took place while filming an episode of the third season of the aforementioned television series, with a criminal plot, whose protagonist is Elliot Stabler, a New York police detective played by actor Christopher Meloni.