Live coverage: The funeral of Detective Brian Moore

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SEAFORD, Long Island (PIX11) -- Brian Moore, a 25-year-old New York City officer posthumously promoted to detective, was laid to rest Friday, days after he died from injuries he suffered when a suspect he tried to stop in Queens pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots into his squad car.

Tens of thousands of mourners attended the funeral of at Saint James Roman Catholic Church in Seaford, Long Island.

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Moore had been on the force for barely five years when he was killed in the line of duty. Police Commissioner William Bratton said in his short career, Moore -- who was the son and nephew of retired NYPD sergeants -- "had already proved himself to be an exceptional young officer."

PIX11 has a team of reporters and videographers on the scene. Follow our live coverage below. 

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James Ford reports from the funeral of Officer Brian Moore. 

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