Man fatally shot in front of Mott Haven deli

Officials say that the incident happened at around 8:40 a.m. in front of a deli on Westchester Avenue.

Officials say that the incident happened at around 8:40 a.m. in front of a deli on Westchester Avenue. (7/23/15)

MOTT HAVEN - Police have released surveillance video of the deadly shooting Thursday morning in front of a Mott Haven deli.

Officials say that Luis Garcia, 42, was gunned down at around 8:40 a.m. on Westchester Avenue. 

He was shot twice in the back of the head, at least once at point-blank range, according to witnesses. He was pronounced dead at Lincoln Medical Center.

Friends say the victim was a peaceful, quiet man.

Witnesses say that the gunman fled the scene in a white van. It's unclear whether the suspect drove that van or had an accomplice.

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