Teenager shot dead while working in New York Burger King: Cops

A teenage girl who worked as a cashier at a Manhattan Burger King was shot dead in the stomach during a robbery at a fast food restaurant early Sunday morning, police said.

The thief entered the restaurant on 116th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem at around 1 a.m. and whipped a male customer with a pistol before hitting a manager in the face, police said.

Police at the scene where an employee was shot and killed in a Burger King robbery at 154 E 116th Street.
Christophe Sadowski

He then shot 19-year-old employee Kristal Bayron-Nieves in the torso and recovered an unknown amount of money from the ledger, cops said.

The teenager was taken to the Metropolitan Hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly after, police said.

Police at the scene where an employee may have been shot and killed in a robbery of the Burger King restaurant at 154 E116th Street in New York, NY at approximately 12:45 a.m. on January 9, 2022
Two other people were reportedly whipped with a pistol.
Christophe Sadowski
Police at the scene where an employee was killed in a Manhattan Burger King.
Police at the scene where an employee was killed in a Manhattan Burger King.
Christophe Sadowski

“She didn’t deserve to be broke while working in a Burger King,” a law enforcement source said.

The thief was described as a thin man who wore dark clothes and a black mask, cops said. Police were watching the scene for a video.

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