Video Of New York’s Columbus Circle Killer Released By NYPD

Source: Richard Esposito / ABC News

The hunt for New York’s Columbus Circle killer took on a new impetus today as police released surveillance video showing the killer moments before he calmly walked up to Brandon Lincoln Woodard and put one bullet from a silver colored handgun into the back of the Los Angeles man’s head in full view of holiday shoppers.

The video confirms the details of the hit man’s calculated wait for his victim as first reported on on Monday.

“In the video, the gunman wanted in the shooting death yesterday of Brandon Lincoln Woodard, 31, of Los Angeles, is seen 10 minutes before the shooting,” Deputy Commissioner for Public Information Paul Browne said in a statement today.

Woodard, who is described by police as linked to the hip hop part of the Los Angeles entertainment industry, was strolling down 58th Street near the southern end of Central Park when he was gunned down.

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