NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man is facing multiple charges in the shooting death of a 29-year-old food delivery worker earlier this spring in East Harlem.
Family members said Francisco Villalva Vitinio had just finished his shift with DoorDash when he was gunned down at Poor Richard’s Playground on March 29.READ MORE: NYC Mayoral Primary: Eric Adams Leads 1st Round, Maya Wiley And Kathryn Garcia Neck And Neck
The suspect also stole his electric bicycle, the family said.
“They killed my brother like a dog, and at this point I only feel a lot of pain,” his brother Lucas Villalva told CBS2 through an interpreter.READ MORE: Manhattan DA Primary: Alvin Bragg Has Slight Lead Over Tali Farhadian Weinstein In Too-Close-To-Call Race
Police arrested 38-year-old Douglas Young on murder, robbery and weapons charges Thursday.
Vitinio’s family said he worked to help his family back in Mexico and used to deliver for a restaurant but turned to the apps when he was laid off.MORE NEWS: NYC Comptroller Primary: Brad Lander Takes Lead Over Corey Johnson