Jose Ortiz Suspected in Fatal Brooklyn Shooting
Cops say that 20-year-old Jairo Aguilar was standing at the corner of 54th Street and Fifth Avenue on January 24, around 7:41 p.m., before things took a turn for the worse.
Neighbors heard gunplay and called 911.
By the time paramedics arrived, Aguilar was already dead.
Cops have pointed at 18-year-old Jose Ortiz (pictured here) as a suspected perp.
Ortiz, who is 5-foot-6 and 145 pounds -- is described as Hispanic and having black hair.
Know him? Then call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 and then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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