Yesterday several people were in shock after a young man was shot in the back of his head in broad-daylight in front of all of them, this poor man was identified as Brandon Lincoln Woodard a father of a little girl, aspiring rapper, law student with a criminal record, police said Woodard was the target in the planned crime.
Brandon Woodard’s killer vanished as if he were a ghost, witnesses saw him calmly walking to the car waiting for him in the street, they were is no rush to flee the crime scene and took their time to stop at a red light, just like that all while Brandon laid dying on his back, blood pouring from his face outside St. Thomas Choir School, a Christian boys boarding school at 202 W. 58th St. around 2:00 p.m just minutes after he left his hotel.
The assassin seen in a security camera (video below) got out of a car and waited approximately 40 minutes for Brandon, he was described as a black man wearing khakis, a black hooded coat and a red scarf, but no more than that, no names, or arrests and sadly no leads or motive.
Brandon’s tearful family has no clues about why or who would want to kill someone who they describes as a good son, friend and father of a beautiful 4-yea-old girl. Police don’t know what was Brandon doing in NYC, some said he was on vacation, he has a relative living in the city (Jamie Woodard), he was probably visiting her.
31-year-old Brandon Lincoln Woodard was born on June 30, 1981 to 72-year-old Jessie Lincoln Woodward and Sandra Reynolds, they got divorce a year after Brandon was born, he grew up with his mother in Ladera Heights.
Brandon Woodard graduated in 1999 from Campbell Hall High School, he then attended Loyola Marymount College in Los Angeles and in 2003 he graduated with a degree in business administration. He then went to law school.
Brandon hope to become a rapper, he had his running with the police (in 2009 he was arrested for possession of cocaine he pleaded no guilty to a hit and run charge that same year, a year earlier he was arrested for a burglary at at least two L.a markets including Whole Foods) and in 2004 he got involved in a fight with a bodyguard for R&B star Usher at a Las Vegas concert), but he put that beside him and was committed to his studies, and be a good father for his little girl, his girlfriend and mother of his daughter is Desiree.
You can find Brandon Woodard on Facebook here.