A 25-year-old man was shot dead early Thursday outside the high-end Dream Hotel in Chelsea, cops said.
The victim was blasted in the lower torso in front of the hotel on West 16th Street near Ninth Avenue around 12:20 a.m., according to police.
EMS rushed the victim to Lenox Hill Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The shooting happened during a dispute between the victim and another man, who fled, NBC New York reported. It’s not believed that either man was a guest at the hotel, according to the report.
The victim’s name has not been released, pending family notification.