TIMES SQAURE, Manhattan — A man has died after he was shot in the head in front of a bar in Times Square Tuesday morning, the NYPD said.
The victim suffered a single gunshot wound during a fight with another man outside of Tonic Bar on Seventh Avenue between West 48th and West 49th streets just before 4 a.m., police said.
He was later identified by police as Perseus Salichs, 32, of Manhattan. Police earlier gave a different age for the victim.
The shooting occurred after the bar's last call and there were several other people in the vicinity, including the victim's girlfriend and a witness who tried to help the victim, a source told PIX11.
Salichs was taken to a hospital where he died.
Police said the suspected shooter fled north on Seventh Avenue and is currently on the loose. He was last seen wearing a black skull cap and a black jacket.