Authorities say that just before 8 p.m. on December 2, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a person shot on East 119th Street in Harlem.
Upon arrival, they found Matthew Rivera, 18, of Harlem, with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. Rivera was rushed to NYC Health & Hospitals/Harlem, where he was pronounced dead.
Police have released a surveillance photo of a person wanted in connection with Rivera's killing.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Police say all calls are strictly confidential.