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Off-duty NYC corrections officer executed while sitting in her car in Brooklyn

December 5, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Off-duty NYC corrections officer executed while sitting in her car in Brooklyn

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The New York City Police Department are investigating the murder of an off-duty city corrections officer, who was gunned down Sunday night as she sat in her vehicle in Brooklyn.

NYPD officials said officers discovered 25-year-old Alastasia Bryan, unresponsive in her car around 9:15 p.m at the corner of Avenue L and E 73rd Street in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn.

“Responding officers discovered a 25-year-old female unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and torso inside of a vehicle, EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced her deceased,” New York’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information said in a statement.

Officials said a dark colored Honda pulled up beside her and opened fire. Bryan suffered a fatal gunshot wound to her head and was struck once in her torso,

The gunman immediately sped away, fleeing the area.

Sources told The New York Post that Bryan was in the neighborhood visiting family and friends before her scheduled shift at Rikers Island when the shooting occurred.

Police officials said evidence suggests it wasn’t a random shooting and the officer’s death appeared to be a planned execution.


Police believe the off-duty corrections officer’s death was planned

Sources added that investigators believe the suspect waited for Bryan to arrive at the intersection.

Authorities are reviewing security footage, while investigators continue to comb the area for any additional evidence.

Elias Husamudeen, president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, mourned the death the off-duty officer in a released statement.

“Our correction family and the entire City of New York remained shocked and are grieving the horrific murder of one of the youngest members of New York City’s Boldest, who was shot and killed by an unknown assailant while sitting in her car in Brooklyn,” Husamudeen

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