John Jeff was 28 years old NYC Correction officer shot dead in Queens early Saturday in a barrage of gunfire, law enforcement sources said.
According to the report, he was shot in the head and chest after leaving a Queen’s party. However, John was rushed to the hospital but died at Jamaica Hospital.
Correction Officers Benevolent Association President Benny Boscio Jr.’s released a statement, “Early this morning, the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association was notified that New York City Correction Officer John Jeff, assigned to the Anna M. Kross Center on Rikers Island, was found dead in South Jamaica Queens. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds.”
“He was 28 years old and was on the job for just over two years with his whole life and career ahead of him. He was well-liked and highly regarded by his fellow officers. While the police continue to investigate this horrific incident, which is being investigated as a homicide, our hearts and prayers are with Correction Officer Jeff’s family and his fellow officers at AMKC during this painful time. We are offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of Correction Officer Jeff’s assailant or assailants.”
Who was John Jeff?
He was an NYC Correction officer and served two years on the job, was assigned to the Anna M. Kross Center on Rikers Island.