NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A suspect is underneath arrest within the lethal taking pictures of 19-year-old Kristal Bayron Nieves at a Burger King in East Harlem.
Police say Winston Glynn is dealing with homicide and theft costs. According to authorities, he has 4 prior arrests, most just lately on assault and weapons costs in 2020.
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Bayron Nieves was shot and killed early Sunday morning after a person walked into the quick meals restaurant on East 116th Street demanding money from the register.
Earlier Friday, CBS2’s Leah Mishkin spoke with neighbors of the sufferer’s household.
“I feel bad for her family. My condolences to her family,” Elizabeth Aponte instructed Mishkin. “I can’t imagine losing a child. I have three kids of my own.”
Aponte described the Nieves household as well mannered and personal, and stated the mother at all times says whats up and goodbye in passing.
“It’s sad that she had to lose her life at a young age, especially just starting to work and trying to be productive in life,” Aponte added.
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The group gathered in entrance of the Burger King for a candlelight vigil Thursday, and the candles have been nonetheless burning a day later. Many passing the memorial stopped to pay their respects.
“It’s a shame, because that girl is somebody’s child,” stated Ali Jordan. “They really should pay for it, because that was evil.”
Kenya Webb dropped off flowers and a Teddy bear.
“He didn’t have to kill no 19-year-old girl,” she stated. “No, no, that’s just not acceptable right there.”
Signs on the wall bear messages that learn, “I wish you can come back,” and “Harlem will never forget you.”
“I really, really hope they find out who did that, I do. I’m angry,” Webb stated.
The NYPD is predicted to share an replace on the investigation at 2:30 p.m. Watch streaming reside on CBSN New York.
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CBS2’s Leah Mishkin contributed to this report.