New Rochelle police seek killer of cabbie shot Thursday morning in caterer’s lot


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The victim was found in the parking lot of Juliano’s Caterers located at 700 Main St.

New Rochelle police are seeking the killer of a cab driver who was shot early Thursday morning when parking his cab in the lot of Juliano’s Caterers at 700 Main St.

Police officers found Andres Valenzuela on the ground in the lot at 2:50 a.m. with two gunshot wounds, according to a New Rochelle Police Department press release issued Friday. Valenzuela, a 62-year-old resident of New Rochelle, was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital.

Valenzuela had finished his shift as a taxi driver and was parking his cab when the incident occurred, the release said.

The investigation is open. Anyone with information that can assist detectives is asked to call the New Rochelle department’s main line: 914-654-2300.