The loss of life of a supply employee Francisco Villalva Vitinio throughout an armed theft in East Harlem earlier this week has as soon as once more introduced consideration to the dearth of protections and rights gig staff have within the U.S.
On Monday night time, shortly after 11 p.m., Vitinio, 29, was taking a break on the Poor Richard’s Playground in East Harlem, at East 108th Road and Third Avenue, reportedly in between making deliveries for DoorDash. Whereas sitting on a park bench to eat some meals, Vitinio was reportedly approached by a person with a gun who demanded he hand over his e-bike. When Vitinio refused, the person shot him within the chest and fled the scene, in accordance with police and buddies of Vitinio. Medics rushed him to the close by Mount Sinai hospital however they weren’t capable of save him.