NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The families of two slain New York City police officers threw out the first pitch at the Mets’ home opener at Citi Field on Monday.
The relatives of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio and other NYPD and city officials.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Still In Critical Condition Following Deadly Shooting In Harlem
Ramos and Liu were shot to death as they sat in their parked NYPD patrol car in Brooklyn in December.
The Mets paid tribute to their sacrifice and showed their images on the park’s giant video screen.
Officer Liu’s widow and Officer Ramos’ son all wore Mets No. 15 jerseys as they walked to the mound, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.