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Man shot and killed outside Times Square bar: police

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.