Save your Prayers
An ex-con was shot in Crown Heights, police sources said.
John Edgar Brea, 36, was blasted in the head and chest after clashing with an unknown suspect outside 763 Washington Ave., police sources said. Brea, who served time for weapons possession, had 25 prior arrests. He is survived by his two teen daughters.
“He was trying to make a change and be around for them,” said his sister Nathalie Brea.
Of course he was.
Read more: NYPD Daily Blotter - NYPOST.com
Hitch, bet you clicked the wrong button. I don't think this story belongs in Bob and Terry's place.
Can somebody move this to In the News?
Originally Posted by HKinNY
Well in that case: EPIC FAIL
Not enough info in the story. Not a great area in Brooklyn. Kind of messed up to say save prayers just based on someones past.
Of course he was trying to "make a change" and be around for his daughters. Why would anyone ever think a guy with 25 priors would not want to get back on the straight and narrrow? He was just a rookie who had not made it to the big league yet, you think?
However, he is now seeing the error of his ways from an entirely new perspective. So I would say the outcome was educational.