Luis Ortiz

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Life In Prison For Gunman Who Killed Man, Wounded Officer

The gunman who first killed a man, and then wounded a police officer while trying to evade capture, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday.

07/23/2013

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Gunman Convicted Of Shooting, Wounding Police Officer In Brooklyn

A gunman has been found guilty of attempted murder, in a shooting that severely wounded an NYPD officer in Brooklyn last year.

07/03/2013

Officer Kevin Brennan (credit: NYPD)

Kevin Brennan, NYPD Officer Shot In Head, Cross-Examined In Alleged Shooter’s Trial

It was the second day of emotional testimony on Thursday for Kevin Brennan, the police sergeant who was shot in the head last year while responding to a call of shots fired in a Brooklyn housing complex.

06/20/2013

Officer Kevin Brennan (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Sergeant Returns To Complex Where He Was Shot, Arrests Robbery Suspects

A police sergeant who was shot in the head in Brooklyn last year returned Tuesday to the housing complex where the incident happened, where he and another officer arrested two suspected robbers in an unrelated case.

05/28/2013

Detective Kevin Herlihy, Officer Kevin Brennan (credit: Handout)

2 NYPD Officers Shot In The Line Of Duty Promoted

Among those who moved up in rank were Detective Kevin Herlihy and Officer Kevin Brennan. Herlihy was hurt in a gun fight with a suspect at a Harlem subway station last week; Brennan was shot in the head at point-blank range in Brooklyn last month.

02/24/2012

Officer Brennan with his wife and family. (credit: CBS 2)

Officer Wounded In Brooklyn Shooting Released From Hospital, Welcomed Home By Giants’ Justin Tuck

Officer Kevin Brennan was all smiles as hundreds of uniformed officers gave him a hero’s send-off from Bellevue Hospital. He also got a very special visitor as he returned home to Long Island.

02/10/2012

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Prosecutor Calls Suspect In NYPD Cop Shooting ‘Evil’

Prosecutor Lewis Liberman called the shooting of officer Kevin Brennan an “evil act by an evil individual” and said it was “an assassination attempt.”

02/02/2012

Officer Kevin Brennan (credit: NYPD)

Brooklyn Suspect In NYPD Cop Shooting Charged With Attempted Murder

Officer Kevin Brennan is in critical but stable condition and doctors say he’s expected to make a full recovery. Meanwhile, the suspect, Luis Ortiz, has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer.

02/01/2012