On Friday, loved ones solemnly carried Gurley’s casket into the Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, where his wake drew dozens of mourners.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said it appears Officer Peter Liang shot 28-year-old Akai Gurley by accident as he and his girlfriend entered a pitch black stairwell.
A Newark police officer shot a suspect who was struggling with other officers, authorities said.
Police have charged a suspect who was injured in a police-involved shooting after they said he attacked two officers during a burglary in Queens.
The suspect was taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Mount Vernon police described Anthony Smith, 31, as emotionally disturbed with a history of mental health issues.
The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.
Published reports suggest that Volchkin is the same man who was allegedly punched in the face a few months ago by the security guard of Kim Kardashian’s best friend after trying to attack him.
Authorities on Wednesday said police unintentionally shot and killed a man who was originally believed to have died of stab wounds in a domestic incident earlier this week in Kensington, Brooklyn.
Police are continuing to investigate two, separate police-involved shootings that happened within two hours of each other on Monday.
Police shot and killed a man they found clutching a knife in Brooklyn Monday evening, while another man died of stab wounds.
The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday at 144th Street and College Avenue in the Bronx, police said.
A uniformed officer was on patrol in the park when he shot the man following some kind of struggle.
Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.
The incident occurred shortly after midnight when two officers pulled over a vehicle on Howells Road.