A 19-year-old Burger King cashier was shot and killed about 12:45 a.m. Sunday during a robbery at the restaurant’s East Harlem location.
ABC7 NY reports that an armed suspect entered the restaurant, demanded money, then allegedly shot 19-year-old Kristal Bayron-Nieves.
She was transported to a hospital for treatment and pronounced dead.
The robbery suspect also allegedly “punched a female manager in the face and pistol whipped a male customer.”
The suspect escaped with an unspecified amount of cash.
NBC New York’s Jessica Cunnington tweeted a short surveillance video clip showing the robbery suspect inside the Burger King:
NEW: NYPD just released this video of the suspect pic.twitter.com/ldnplNxV97
— Jessica Cunnington (@jesscunnington) January 9, 2022
NBC New York notes that the 19-year-old