Off-Duty NYC Correction Officer Fatally Shot

By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
December 8, 2016 Updated: December 8, 2016

An off-duty New York City correction officer has been fatally shot.

Police say 25-year-old Alastasia Bryan was shot Sunday night while sitting in a car outside a home in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Officers say they found her with gunshot wounds to her head and torso. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association has issued a statement saying the correction family is “shocked and grieving the horrific murder” of Bryan.

According to PIX-11, a $50,000 reward was offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter.

A motive for the shooting remains unclear and no arrests have been made. Police continue to investigate.

Epoch Times contributed to this report.