CLINTON HILL - Mourners held a wake for the aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was hit and killed by a stray bullet ahead of the West Indian Day Parade earlier this month.
Carey Gabay was shot in the crossfire between rival gangs, according to police. He died a few days later.
Family members held the service at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Clinton Hill.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray attended the viewing.
Gabay rose from humble roots in a public housing project in the Bronx to become a Harvard-educated lawyer who worked for the governor.
Funeral services will be held at the church on Saturday.
Police are offering a $22,000 reward for information on the case. The number for Crime Stoppers is 1-800-577-TIPS.