5 suspects sought in robbery, fatal shooting of man in Bushwick, Brooklyn

It was a struggle to the very end.

Surveillance video shows a group surrounding, beating and robbing Javier Sanchez, at 4 a.m. Sunday on Myrtle Avenue in Bushwick.

And initially Javier did fight back.

But then one of the five suspects – a group police say includes a woman – pulled out a gun and opened fire, killing the 33-year-old.

Seconds after, you see that group running from the scene, one man has on a ski mask.

Javier lived just a block away, with relatives who tell me he came to the U.S. from Ecuador and worked in construction and at Uber.

He would regularly send money back home to his family, including his daughter.

“He got here exactly a year ago last week,” said Javier’s uncle, Pablo Tayupanta. “He’s dealing with a debt that he’s paying off, so he came here. He has a 5-year-old girl that is now an orphan.”

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