A 20-year-old employee of a Queens smoke shop was shot and killed during a robbery on Saturday, as per the police.
The incident occurred in broad daylight around noon, where three potentially armed robbers stormed into the smoke shop and robbed it.
The robbers also took the life of the young employee who was simply doing his job.
Witnesses say that the victim was only 20 years old.
After the incident, the suspects fled the scene, and the police are still on the lookout for them.
The suspects were dressed in all-black clothing, and that is the only description available at the moment.
The community of Richmond Hill is feeling nervous, given that the robbers are still on the run.
The police are investigating the matter and have urged anyone with any information to contact the authorities.
Tipsters can remain anonymous.