News Police arrest MTA worker they say fatally shot off-duty correction officer in Queens, NYPD says The officer, Jonathan Narain, was shot once in the head, police said. An off-duty correction officer was killed in Queens on Friday. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne By Chau Lam firstname.lastname@example.org Updated September 16, 2018 5:11 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Police have arrested a man they say shot and killed an off-duty correction officer on Friday in Richmond Hill, Queens, the NYPD said. Officers responding to a 911 call at 1:46 a.m. found Jonathan Narain, 27, unconscious in a red 2013 Honda Accord at 103rd Avenue and 120th Street, a department spokesman said. Police said a motorcyclist wearing dark clothes, later identified by police as 30-year-old Gifford Hunter, had an argument with Narain when they both came to a stop at the intersection, the spokesman said. The motorcyclist shot Narain once in the head before taking off, police said. Narain was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, the spokesman said. Hunter, who is a bus maintenance worker for the MTA, was arrested and charged with murder in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal use of a firearm, police said. The investigation is ongoing. By Chau Lam email@example.com Chau Lam reports on a wide range of topics: from crime and courts to aviation, hurricanes and 9/11 first responders. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.