FLATLANDS, Brooklyn -- (WPIX) -- A suspect has been taken into custody Wednesday in the murder of an off-duty correction officer who was gunned down while sitting in her car in Brooklyn.
Keon Richmond, the ex-boyfriend of correction officer Alastasia Bryan, was taken into custody at his home, sources said. Richmond, who has two warrants out for his arrest, was found hiding in a closet.
Bryan, 25, was sitting in her car parked near Avenue L and E. 73rd Street in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn the night of Dec. 4. An individual walked up to the driver's side window and fired several times, police said.
Bryan was struck in the head and torso. She was pronounced dead at the scene.