VALLEY STREAM - A Valley Stream man was in court today facing murder charges.

Orlando Ortiz is accused of gunning down Richard Baccus, of Queens, last week.

Baccus was found shot to death inside a BMW on Merrick Road in Valley Stream.

The victim’s wife tells News 12 Ortiz lives in the same neighborhood, and knew her husband well.

There is no word yet on a possible motive for the shooting.