Jose Ortiz Suspected in Fatal Brooklyn Shooting


A Sunset Park man was recently shot and killed outside his home, and cops want your help bringing in the scumbag who gunned him down.

Cops say that 20-year-old Jairo Aguilar was standing at the corner of 54th Street and Fifth Avenue on January 24, around 7:41 p.m., before things took a turn for the worse.

Neighbors heard gunplay and called 911.

By the time paramedics arrived, Aguilar was already dead.

Cops have pointed at 18-year-old Jose Ortiz (pictured here) as a suspected perp.

Ortiz, who is 5-foot-6 and 145 pounds — is described as Hispanic and having black hair.

Know him? Then call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting tips to 274637 and then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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