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Cops seek suspect in daytime killing of 21-year-old man in Harlem

Police are looking for Koron Bailey, 30, who is being sought for the killing of a 21-year-old man in Harlem that occurred on September 23, 2016. Picture shows Bailey in dreadlocks. (Photo: NYPD)

Police are looking for Koron Bailey, 30, who is being sought for the killing of a 21-year-old man in Harlem that occurred on September 23, 2016. Picture shows Bailey in dreadlocks. (Photo: NYPD)

HARLEM, Manhattan – Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection to the fatal daytime shooting of a 21-year-old man in Harlem last Friday.

Koron Bailey, 30, is being sought for the killing of a 21-year-old man in Harlem that occurred on September 23, 2016. Bailey appears in this mugshot clean shaven with shorter hair. (Photo: NYPD)

Koron Bailey, 30, is being sought for the killing of a 21-year-old man in Harlem that occurred on September 23, 2016. Bailey appears in this mugshot clean shaven with shorter hair. (Photo: NYPD)

Koron Bailey, 30, allegedly approached the victim from behind in front of 230 W. 141 St. and fired several shots at him at around 1:50 p.m Friday, according to the NYPD. When the vicim ducked to the ground, Bailey allegedly walked over and shot him once in the head, police said.

Bailey then fled on a skateboard heading eastbound on 141st Street, police said.

Police  describe Bailey as having brown eyes and black hair in dreadlocks at the time of the shooting. He is about 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds.

The NYPD released two photos of Bailey: one of him with dreadlocks and a beard and another with him in shorter hair and clean shaven.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).