Woman recalls moment her brother was shot dead in Brooklyn

The sister of a person who was shot dead in Brooklyn advised The Post on Sunday that she was on the cellphone with the sibling when the deadly pictures rang out.

Pashona Davy, 31, stated she heard the gunfire that mortally wounded her older brother, Donovan Davy, in East Flatbush whereas chatting with her brother on the cellphone early Sunday morning.

“I heard gunshots — about three or four,” she advised The Post of their final cellphone name. “After that, I didn’t hear anything. I was like, ‘Donovan, Donovan.’ I kept saying it, and he wasn’t responding.”

Donovan, an worker on the Transportation Security Administration, was shot in the neck and proper leg on the nook of thirty fifth Street and Church Avenue at round 12:22 a.m.

The 45-year-old was rushed to Kings County Hospital, the place he was pronounced dead, police stated.

Pashona stated she determined to name her brother when he was taking longer than anticipated to get to their mom’s home. But when she requested the place he was, he appeared frantic.

“He said, ‘I’m walking like a chicken without a head right now — I’m walking so super fast,’” she stated. “I’m like, ‘Why are you doing that? Why aren’t you in a cab?’”

Donovan Davy
The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.
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Pashona didn’t get to listen to his answer. Moments later, she heard the gunshots.

“I started to get really scared,” she stated. “I heard sirens so I ran outside.”

She ran out of their mom’s place and located her brother two blocks away, laying on the bottom and bleeding.

“I ran up 35th and saw him shaking on the floor,” Pashona Davy stated.

She pleaded with the EMTs on the scene to assist her brother.

“I said, ‘Please, resuscitate him, do CPR.’ They said, ‘We’re gonna try our best,’” she advised The Post. “I was trying to run to him and they pulled me away. I was hysterical.”

Doctors have been unable to save lots of him.

Donovan Davy
Officers investigating the crime scene.
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Pashona Davy stated her brother was popular with many and prevented any confrontation.

Their sister, Clova Davy, 40, stated he was at all times there for folks once they wanted him.

“He was the one that, if you had a problem you could call and talk to him and he would stay on the phone with you for hours and hours,” she advised The Post. “If you were feeling upset, feeling down, he was the one who was always there for you. If you didn’t have any money, he was the one to help.”

“He was very caring, loving — everything you could ask for in the brother,” she added.

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Donovan Davy was shot in the neck and proper leg on the nook of thirty fifth Street and Church Avenue in East Flatbush.
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Clova Davy stated she was shocked somebody would wish to kill him.

“Donovan wouldn’t get shot … He’s not someone you’d want to shoot,” she stated. “He doesn’t bother nobody. Even if you hit him, he wouldn’t hit you back.”

Both girls described their brother as an important brother, uncle and son.

“He’s one of my best friends,” Pashona Davy stated, talking of her slain brother. “He’s one of my inspirations for who I am today. I could have been your basic stereotypical girl, but he’s such an educated man and he pushes me to have better and learn better.”

Donovan Davy
The household spoke very extremely of Davy, mentioning he deliberate to retire quickly in Atlanta.
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She stated her brother — who has no youngsters — at all times helped out with her youngsters and all his nephews.

Donovan Davy discovered his career calling working for TSA, the place he had put in 17 years.

“He [was] a hard worker,” Pashona Davy stated. “He was in TSA 17 years. He [was] very passionate about what he [did].”

Clova Davy stated her brother was going to retire in a number of years and transfer to Atlanta.

“He was planning to retire after 20 years, buy a house and start a family,” she stated.

Through tears, she tried to motive why her brother was killed.

“I don’t understand why somebody would want to do that to him,” Clova Davy stated. “He just went to buy food.”

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