HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Investigators have identified the victim who was shot in the chest and killed outside a Grove street home after 1 a.m. in the city on Sunday, December 22 as 22-year-old Christian Pacas, of Hackensack.

Authorities are now looking for the suspect, 20-year-old Jairo Echeverry, who is believed to be connected with the murder. 

Hackensack police say Echeverry is "armed and dangerous" and ask that no one try to engage him. Anyone with information that may be helpful in identifying his whereabouts are asked to contact the Hackensack Police Department at 201.646.7777. An investigation into the homicide is ongoing.