Man, 27, fatally shot near Bryant Park identified: NYPD

Posted at 11:19 AM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 17:54:22-05

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police are searching for a shooter after a man was found dead near Bryant Park early Saturday morning.

Around 2 a.m., police responded to a call about a man shot near West 40th Street and Sixth Avenue. When they arrived, they found a 27-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive with several gunshot wounds.

The victim, who was later identified as Terrance Walker, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He had apparently been involved in an argument with the alleged shooter when the two left the subway nearby, police said. The argument escalated and became physical, and the shooter allegedly pulled a gun and shot the victim four times.

Police found the gun nearby.

The alleged shooter is described as being around 6-feet tall and weighing 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket.

Police said the gunman and the victim appeared to be homeless.

No arrests have been made.

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