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Cuomo Staffer Shot on Labor Day Declared Brain Dead, Family Says – Crown Heights – DNAinfo.com New York

(DNAINFO)  Rachel Holliday Smith — The staff member to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot on Labor Day in Crown Heights has been declared brain dead after more than a week in the hospital, his family said Wednesday.

“We are saddened to announce that after an arduous week, Carey Gabay, our husband, son, brother, uncle and friend, has been declared brain dead as of late Tuesday,” a statement from the Gabay family read.

Gabay, 43, was shot in the head in front of the Ebbets Fields apartments on Bedford Avenue in Crown Heights in a gang-related shoot outduring the pre-West Indian Day Parade festivity of J’Ouvert.

Source: Cuomo Staffer Shot on Labor Day Declared Brain Dead, Family Says – Crown Heights – DNAinfo.com New York