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Steven Ercolino's casket is blessed with holy water (Credit: Faye Murman)

Steven Ercolino's casket is blessed with holy water outside Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino, 41, was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Empire State Building victim Steven Ercolino remembered

Mourners gathered at Church of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains to remember Steven Ercolino, 41, who was killed Aug. 24, 2012, during a shooting outside the Empire State Building. His killer, former co-worker Jeffrey Johnson, 58, of Manhattan, was killed by police moments later, and nine bystanders were wounded in the shooting.

Steven Ercolino's longtime girlfriend, Ivette Rivera, and his
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Steven Ercolino's longtime girlfriend, Ivette Rivera, and his father, Frank Ercolino, depart his funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Steven Ercolino, 41, was gunned down down by a former co-worker, Jeffrey Johnson, outside of 10 W. 33rd St. near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, 2012. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Steven Ercolino's loved ones leave a funeral Mass
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Steven Ercolino's loved ones leave a funeral Mass for him at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. From left is his brother, Peter Ercolino; his mother, Rosalie Ercolino; his longtime girlfriend, Ivette Rivera; and his father, Frank Ercolino. Steven Ercolino was gunned down down by a former co-worker, Jeffrey Johnson, outside of 10 W. 33rd St. near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, 2012. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Two men embrace outside of Our Lady of
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Two men embrace outside of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church where a funeral Mass was offered for Steven Ercolino, 41, in White Plains. Ercolino was gunned down down by a former co-worker, Jeffrey Johnson, outside of 10 W. 33rd St. near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, 2012. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the casket and exit Our Lady
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Pallbearers carry the casket and exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the casket and exit Our Lady
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Pallbearers carry the casket and exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the coffin and exit Our Lady
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Pallbearers carry the coffin and exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the casket and exit Our Lady
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Pallbearers carry the casket and exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners enter Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners enter Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains for the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners were given wristbands during the funeral Mass
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners were given wristbands during the funeral Mass for Steven Ercolino, 41, at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Steven Ercolino's casket is blessed with holy water
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Steven Ercolino's casket is blessed with holy water outside Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino, 41, was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mourners exit Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains following the funeral of Steven Ercolino, 41, who was murdered outside the Empire State Building by a former co-worker last Friday. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Bands were handed out to mourners at Our
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Bands were handed out to mourners at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains for a funeral Mass for Steven Ercolino. The bands read, "Steven Ercolino you will always be remembered." Ercolino, 41, was killed by a former co-worker last week in front of the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Steven Ercolino, 41,
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Steven Ercolino, 41, into Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino was gunned down by a former co-worker, Jeffrey Johnson, outside of the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, police said. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Preparations are made for the funeral of Steven
(Credit: Betty Ming Liu)

Preparations are made for the funeral of Steven Ercolino at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino, 41, was killed by a former co-worker last week in front of the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Preparations are made for the funeral of Steven
(Credit: Betty Ming Liu)

Preparations are made for the funeral of Steven Ercolino at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino, 41, was killed by a former co-worker last week in front of the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 29, 2012)

A hearse is parked outside after mourners enter
(Credit: Faye Murman)

A hearse is parked outside after mourners enter Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains for a funeral Mass for Steven Ercolino. Ercolino, 41, was killed by a former co-worker last week in front of the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Preparations are made for the funeral of Steven
(Credit: Betty Ming Liu)

Preparations are made for the funeral of Steven Ercolino at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in White Plains. Ercolino, 41, was killed by a former co-worker last week in front of the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino
(Credit: Nancy Siesel)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino at his wake at the Ballard Durand Funeral Home in White Plains. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino
(Credit: Nancy Siesel)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino at his wake at the Ballard Durand Funeral Home in White Plains. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino
(Credit: Nancy Siesel)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino at his wake at the Ballard Durand Funeral Home in White Plains. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino
(Credit: Nancy Siesel)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino at his wake at the Ballard Durand Funeral Home in White Plains. (Aug. 27, 2012)

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Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino
(Credit: Nancy Siesel)

Mourners gather to remember shooting victim Steven Ercolino at his wake at the Ballard Durand Funeral Home in White Plains. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Steve Ercolino, 41, killed by a former co-worker
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Steve Ercolino, 41, killed by a former co-worker in the shooting outside the Empire State Building on Friday, was vice president of sales for Hazan Import Corp. He grew up in Warwick.

Empire State Building gunman Jeffrey Johnson is seen
(Credit: NYPD)

Empire State Building gunman Jeffrey Johnson is seen falling to the ground in this raw surveillance video of the shooting that also involved city police officers, the NYPD said. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Paul Ercolino, 46, reacts while speaking to reporters
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Paul Ercolino, 46, reacts while speaking to reporters about his brother, Steven Ercolino, who was shot and killed by gunman Jeffrey Johnson near the Empire State Building. Paul gave the impromptu press conference outside of a retirement community where his parents reside in Warwick. (Aug. 25, 2012)

Officials collect evidence near the Empire State Building
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Officials collect evidence near the Empire State Building following a shooting in New York. Police say Jeffrey Johnson, 58, a recently laid-off worker, shot former colleague Steven Ercolino, 41, to death near the iconic skyscraper before being killed by police officers responding to the scene. (Aug. 24, 2012)

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Empire State Building shooting victim Robert Asika, 24,
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Empire State Building shooting victim Robert Asika, 24, who sells tickets to the Empire State Building's observation deck, leaves Bellevue Hospital. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Police at the scene where two people were
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Police at the scene where two people were killed and nine were wounded in a shooting outside the Empire State Building on Friday morning. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Police said Jeffrey Johnson, 58, a T-shirt designer,
(Credit: NBC)

Police said Jeffrey Johnson, 58, a T-shirt designer, was killed by two officers on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan after he pulled out a .45-caliber handgun that he had used moments earlier to kill former colleague Steven Ercolino.

Manhattan's Fifth Avenue and its sidewalks are washed
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Manhattan's Fifth Avenue and its sidewalks are washed hours after police and city officials said two people were killed and nine were wounded in a shooting outside the Empire State Building. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Police crime scene tape blocks 34th Street at
(Credit: AP)

Police crime scene tape blocks 34th Street at Fifth Avenue after a fatal shooting outside the Empire State Building. (Aug. 24, 2012)

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The body of a victim in the shooting
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The body of a victim in the shooting near the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Police on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk investigate a
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Police on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk investigate a fatal shooting outside the Empire State Building. (Aug. 24, 2012)

New York City police officers talk at the
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New York City police officers talk at the scene of a shooting the Empire State Building in Manhattan. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Police converge on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk as
(Credit: AP)

Police converge on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk as they investigate a fatal shooting outside the Empire State Building. (Aug. 24, 2012)

Bystanders and a police officer stand on Fifth
(Credit: AP)

Bystanders and a police officer stand on Fifth Avenue after a fatal shooting outside the Empire State Building. (Aug. 24, 2012)

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Rebecca Cox talks to media while recounting what
(Credit: AP)

Rebecca Cox talks to media while recounting what she saw immediately after a multiple shooting outside the Empire State Building. Fox, who works for a design company across the street from the scene of the shooting, said she was “scared and shocked” as the incident unfolded about 9 a.m. while she was in a nearby coffee shop. (Aug. 24, 2012)

A police officer stands in front of the
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A police officer stands in front of the Empire State Building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. (Aug. 24, 2012)

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