NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a man in connection to the fatal shooting of a retired NYPD officer.
Thirty-three-year-old Michael Soto has been charged with assault, manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.READ MORE: Retired NYPD Officer Thomas Marrinan Killed During Altercation Inside Kensington, Brooklyn Pizza Shop
Police say Marrinan and his friend tried to stop a scuffle between Soto and an 86-year-old man.MORE NEWS: Family Members, Friends Remember Slain Retired NYPD Officer Thomas Marrinan: ‘Anybody Needed Help, He Was The Guy To Call’
The retired corrections officer fired his gun. The bullet hit the suspect’s arm, then struck Marrinan in the chest.