NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A Uniondale man was shot outside of his home on Sunday morning. Ainsworth Evans, 26, was studying at Nassau Community College, he dreamed of becoming a police officer.

Details of the incident remain unclear but witnesses told CBS 2’s Dick Brennan had just gotten home and parked his motorcycle, when he was shot near the curb in front of his house.

“I heard the shots, but I didn’t think anything, I thought it was fireworks,” said one neighbor.

Evans had already passed three police exams in New York City, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties all he had to do was finish his education, according to his family.

Evans had a clean criminal record and was working at a real estate company, police told CBS 2.

As police continue their investigation a devastated mother is left to bury her son.

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