Another Off Duty Cop Gunned Down in Car

The words execution-style do not appear in any of the firsthand reports of this killing last evening, though the description in the New York Post has all the earmarks of a gangland murder, especially the final paragraph:

Alastasia Bryan, 25, was at the corner of Avenue L and E 73rd Street in the Flatlands section of the borough when a dark colored Honda rolled up and began blasting at around 9:15 p.m., the sources said.

Five shots rang out and a single bullet struck the officer in the head, killing her instantly as the shooter sped away.

Bryan had been in the neighborhood visiting family and friends — and was on her way to Rikers Island for a shift — when the shooting unfolded, sources said.

Her death appeared to be planned and the killer was believed to have been waiting at the intersection before she arrived, the sources added. [Emphasis added]

A photograph accompanying the article shows Bryan’s car, with five bullet holes in the driver’s side window…

 

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Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy is the Editor of LibertyUnyielding. He has written for HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.

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