A Law and Order: Organized Crime crew member has been fatally shot outside the series set in New York.

Johnny Pizarro, aged 31 who was identified as the show’s parking enforcer, was killed on the 19th of July, during a car ambush in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD.

The father of three, was then take to Woodhull Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The murder happened around 5:15 am in the Greenpoint area when a killer opened the door of the victim’s vehicle and shot him in the face and neck.

Pizarro was inside his vehicle and had a traffic cone on the roof of the car at the time of the shooting. Reports claim he was gunned down while reserving spaces for filming.

The NBC crime show, had been gearing up for its third season after it was renewed in May. “We were terribly saddened and shocked to hear that one of our crew members was the victim of a crime early this morning and has died as a result,” NBC said.

“We are working with local law enforcement as they continue to investigate. Our hearts go out to his family and friends and we ask that you respect their privacy during this time.”

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