CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A special prayer service was held on Sunday for the off-duty police officer killed while trying to buy a used car.
Relatives and friends of Adeed Fayaz gathered at a mosque in Coney Island to honor him.
His father spoke to Eyewitness News through a translator.
"I wish this violence would stop, gun violence would stop and nobody would have to go through what we are going through today," he said.
Fayaz was shot in the head a week ago Saturday and later succumbed to his injuries,
Randy Jones, 38, is charged with his murder.
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