Lee Almonte is wanted by police in relation to the deadly Dec. 3 in Manhattan
A love triangle ended with a man shot to death on a Washington Heights street corner, police sources said, and now cops are asking the public’s help finding the alleged shooter.
Police on Sunday identified 31-year-old Lee Almonte as their prime suspect in the Dec. 3 murder of Yadel Garcia, 27. Garcia and Almonte were romantically involved with the same woman, police sources said.
Garcia was standing with friends on Broadway and W. 175th St., about a mile south of his Manhattan home, shortly after midnight on Sunday December 3, when a group of men approached him.
Yadel Garcia, was shot Dec 3 in what police say is a love triangle gone bad
One of the men opened fire, hitting Garcia six times in the back, according to cops.The 27-year-old victim was transported to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center by private means, but he couldn’t be saved.
Police ask that anyone with information about Almonte’s whereabouts call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.