An American who worked on the series “New York, organized crime” died Tuesday in New York, killed near the location of the shooting.
Johnny Alberto Pizarro II was working on the detective series “New York, organized crime”, when he was killed on Tuesday. The magazine “People says the 31-year-old father of six was in his car near the filming location when a man opened the door and shot him several times in the head and neck. Rushed to hospital, he was pronounced shortly after.
Filming for the program, which is in its third season, has been suspended. In a statement, NBC and Universal Television said, “We are terribly saddened and shocked to hear that one of our crew members was the victim of a crime earlier this morning and died as a result.” . “We are working with local authorities who are continuing to investigate. Our hearts go out to his family and friends whose privacy we ask you to respect during this time.
Little information has been released about the investigation at this time. Relatives of the victim have opened an online kitty to fund his funeral. “Johnny Alberto Pizarro II was taken away from his family and children too soon. A stranger took him away from his children in the most senseless way possible, while he was working and trying to earn a living for his family. Words cannot describe the emptiness his dearest family and friends feel. He was the light and the heart of so many lives and his memory will be eternal.