The victim, 19-year-old Kristal Bayron-Nieves, had reportedly asked to be taken off the overnight shift before the shooting, saying she felt unsafe.
The shooting happened around 12:45 a.m. inside the Burger King at E. 116th Street and Lexington Ave.
Police say the suspect entered the restaurant, took out a gun, and demanded money before shooting Bayron-Nieves in her torso.
She was taken to Metropolitan Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The suspect reportedly got away with $100.
Police released a security camera video showing the suspect.
He’s still on the loose.