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Gainesville funeral home to handle services for NY gunman

Bystanders and a police officer stand on Fifth Avenue to view the scene after a multiple shooting outside the Empire State Building, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in New York. At least four people were shot on Friday morning and the gunman was dead, New York City officials said. A witness said the gunman was firing indiscriminately. Police said as many as 10 people were injured, but it is unclear how many were hit by bullets. A law enforcement official said the shooting was related to a workplace dispute. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Bystanders and a police officer stand on Fifth Avenue to view the scene after a multiple shooting outside the Empire State Building, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in New York. At least four people were shot on Friday morning and the gunman was dead, New York City officials said. A witness said the gunman was firing indiscriminately. Police said as many as 10 people were injured, but it is unclear how many were hit by bullets. A law enforcement official said the shooting was related to a workplace dispute. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

GAINESVILLE — A funeral home in Georgia will be handling arrangements for the man who police say shot and killed a former co-worker outside the Empire State Building last week.

Jeffrey Johnson had graduated from Gainesville High School in 1971. School officials say Johnson, as a student, was involved in intramural athletics, the Pep Club and the school newspaper.

Authorities say Johnson shot and killed Steven Ercolino on Friday morning. The two were former co-workers at Hazan Import Corp. Johnson was killed by police officers.

Gainesville Police Cpl. Kevin Holbrook told the newspaper that officers assisted in notifying Johnson's next of kin.

Officials with Memorial Park North Funeral Home in Gainesville told the newspaper they did not know when services would be held.