NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Funeral arrangements have been made for the second of two NYPD officers who were ambushed and killed in Brooklyn while sitting in their patrol car.
Aievoli Funeral Home says viewing and visitation for Officer Wenjian Liu will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Sunday. Both will be at the funeral home in Brooklyn.
Liu and his partner, Officer Rafael Ramos, were shot to death inside their patrol car Dec. 20 by a gunman who had posted online about plans to attack police.
Liu, 32, was a seven-year police veteran and served in the police auxiliary. He married his wife two months ago.
He was assigned to work security on the Brooklyn Bridge the day of the shooting, but when one of his colleagues was running late, he volunteered to work with Ramos, who was assigned to a patrol with the 84th Precinct, sources told CBS2.
Ramos, 40, joined the NYPD in 2012 after working as a school security officer and lived in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. He was married with two sons and was soon to be a volunteer chaplain.
Vice President Joe Biden and thousands of officers and others remembered Ramos at his funeral this past Saturday.
The funeral arrangements for Liu took some time as he had relatives traveling from China.
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