Law & Order Organized Crime crew member shot dead on set in New York

During a filming location for Law & Order Organized Crime in New York a crew member was killed

Before filming was to begin on Tuesday Johnny Pizarro was found on a residential street in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn at about 5.15am local time

There were multiple gunshot wounds to his head and neck according to police

It was revealed that the 31 year old who was from Queens New York had died at the hospital

Investigators were still investigating and had not released information on suspects or motives

A spokesperson for NBC said that there was no filming going on when the shooting took place

It was confirmed by the network that Mr Pizarro was a crew member on the series a spin off of Law & Order Special Victims Unit