Thousands attend Russo funeral

Thousands attend Russo funeral

FDNY paramedic Alison Russo Photo Credit: FDNY

Close to 5,000 family members, friends and first responders were at the Tilles Center in Brookville Wednesday for the funeral for FDNY paramedic Alison Russo.

Russo was posthumously promoted to the rank of FDNY captain at the service.

The 24-year veteran Russo, was stabbed and killed in an unprovoked attack last Thursday in Astoria, Queens.

Photo Credit: FDNY