BROOKLYN — Officials offered $12,500 for information about the shooting of a Gov. Andrew Cuomo staffer the morning of Labor Day's West Indian Day Parade, police said.
Carey Gabay, the 43-year-old first deputy general counsel at Empire State Development Corp., was critically injured when a stray bullet hit him in the head on Bedford Avenue, near Montgomery Street, about 3:40 a.m., police said.
There were no arrests as of Tuesday morning, an NYPD spokesman said.
"Carey is an outstanding public servant," Cuomo said.
"[He is] a kind-hearted man. Carey is a friend to all who have the pleasure of meeting him," the governor added.
The NYPD offered $10,000 for information that lead to the shooter's arrest and conviction.
Crime Stoppers offered an additional $2,500 for information that lead to an arrest and indictment.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).