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 Police department officials said that a man working for the police show Law & Order: Organized Crime was shot and killed Tuesday while enforcing a parking ban for the production.

  NYPD Detective Sergeant John Mulder said that Johnny Pizzaro, 31, was sitting in a vehicle in the Greenpoint neighborhood around 5:15 a.m. on April 28 to enforce “no parking” rules in the area when he was shot multiple times by an assailant who approached his car and opened the driver’s door. Pizzaro was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly after the incident. NBC and Universal Television, which produces the show, told Forbes they are “incredibly saddened by this tragedy and are working with law enforcement as they investigate.”

 The gunman, whom police described as a 5’4” man with a thin build and black clothing, fled the scene. No arrests have been made.New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ office told Deadline it offers its “deepest condolences to the victim’s family, friends and coworkers during this difficult time,” and pledged to “work diligently to bring the suspect to justice and stem the tide of gun violence we are seeing.”

 A man was fatally shot while reserving parking spots for a shoot in the television show “Law and Order.”

  Police said that a 31-year-old man was fatally shot while reserving parking spots for a “Law and Order” television show shoot in Brooklyn early Tuesday. The victim, Johnny Pizarro of Ridgewood, Queens, who police believe was sitting in his car on North Henry Street in Greenpoint with a traffic cone on the roof when a gunman approached around 5:15 a.m.,

The suspect approached the victim’s vehicle, opened the door and shot him multiple times.Pizarro was struck in the face and the neck and taken to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The shooting was targeted, but police do not know the motive for the crime. The victim has one prior DWI arrest and others that are sealed. No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing. Pizarro was a contracted employee working for a company that holds parking spots for movie and television productions, which neighbors say is not uncommon to see. “They’re just doing their job, just setting out cones and making sure cars are where they belong,” area resident Ian Oberholtzer said. “Nothing out of the ordinary, and everyone’s very used to it by now.” The block was permitted through city council for a shoot for “Law & Order: Organized Crime.” Vehicle removal from the block was permitted as of 10 p.m., with filming set to begin after 6 a.m., Tuesday morning.

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