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'Law & Order: Organized Crime' Crew Member, 31, Killed In New York

Members of the Law & Order: Organized Crime family are mourning the loss of a crew member, as reported by ET.

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 19th, a 31-year-old parking enforcement worker, who was working on the New York set of the Universal Television-produced series, was shot and killed while sitting in a car.

Production was shut down for the remainder of the day, as per Deadline.

In a statement released to "Entertainment Tonight", the New York Police Department explained that the cops responded to a call at approximately 5:15 a.m. in Brooklyn.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 31-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to his head and neck. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:55 am.

Detective Adam Navarro of the NYPD confirmed with Entertainment Weekly that the perpetrator had yet to be identified.

He did have a description, though, saying the perp was around 5'4'' with a thin build and a medium complexion.

The male was also reportedly wearing a black hoodie and black pants at the time of the assault.

Detective Navarro also went on to explain that it is currently unclear whether the victim was a direct employee of the "Law & Order: Organized Crime" production or if he was contracted to do "parking enforcement" to make sure "nobody parks in the location" of the show's set.

The name of the crew member is being withheld until the family has been notified.

In a statement, NBC and Universal said: "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. 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," the statement continued.

"We don’t have any additional information to share or confirm at this point."

Our thoughts are with those affected by this tragic death.