Police Searching for Shooter Accused of Killing A Harlem Garage Attendant

By Nicole Bode on December 31, 2009 9:08pm | Updated on December 31, 2009 10:32pm

Police have released this photo of a suspect wanted in connection to the fatal Dec. 29 shooting of Harlem parking garage attendant Jose Lazala.
Police have released this photo of a suspect wanted in connection to the fatal Dec. 29 shooting of Harlem parking garage attendant Jose Lazala.
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By Nicole Bode

DNAinfo Associate Editor

MANHATTAN — Police are searching for a man who they say gunned down a parking attendant inside a Harlem garage last week.

Jose Lazala, 30, of Inwood, was working inside the VFC Parking Garage at 61 W. 132nd St. the night of Dec. 29 when the suspect came into the garage, pulled a gun on him and ordered him into the office, police said.

The suspect shot him twice in the head shortly before 11 p.m. and fled, police said. Lazala’s body was found at the location early the next morning.

The suspect is described as a black man, standing 6 feet tall and wearing a long dark coat over a dark blue or purple sweatsuit, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.
 
Tips can also be sent through the Crime Stoppers Web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text 274637 (crimes) and enter TIP577.

 

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