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Love triangle leaves man, 27, fatally shot on Manhattan street corner – NYPD say Lee Almonte is person of interest

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Police in New York say a shared love interest led to the shooting death of man, 27, on Manhattan street corner
Yadel Garcia, 27, was shot multiple times in the back after the suspect opened fire 
Cops are hunting fugitive Lee Almonte, 31, in relation to the deadly Dec. 3. shooting in Washington Heights 
Garcia was hit six times in the back shortly after midnight that Sunday when a group of men approached him and one
One man opened fire
Lee Almonte 1.jpgLee 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 1Yadel 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.

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