The New York City Police Department was investigating the Wednesday fatal shooting of an off-duty auxiliary police officer in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.
Police say a pedestrian found the body of Francky Aleger, 39, near East 95th Street and Glenwood Road in Canarsie around 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Authorities say paramedics who responded to the scene discovered a gunshot wound to Aleger's lower back.
He was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators said Wednesday they did not know the circumstances surrounding the shooting, and they did not know if Aleger was shot at the intersection or if his body was dumped there.
Sources say Aleger was not on duty and was not in uniform when he was found about three-quarters of a mile from his home in Canarsie.
The auxiliary officer lived in Brooklyn, volunteered with non-enforcement duties in Manhattan and worked in Mount Sinai Hospital.
"He was a support associate over there. Real, real sweet man, had two kids, wife, very church-going," said a co-worker of Aleger.
"A godly man, a healthy man, always want you to go to Planet Fitness to work out with him," said a neighbor and friend.
"This is a good man, this is a quiet man," said another neighbor.
The Auxiliary Police Benevolent Association, which represents the city's volunteer police officers, is not commenting under the investigation is complete.
There is a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the killer.
Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, by texting TIP577 to CRIMES, or by going to NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.