Luis Ortiz, who allegedly shot N.Y.P.D. officer Kevin Brennan Tuesday night, was already a suspect in the first homicide of 2012. On Wednesday police officials said Mr. Ortiz, age 21, had been sought for questioning in the New Year’s Day shooting of a 34-year-old man. The shooting occurred in Brooklyn, not far from where Officer Brennan was shot while grappling with the suspect. Read More
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly was cradling in his hands a plastic container holding a .22 slug that had just been extracted out of the base of the skull of Officer Kevin Brennan, the second member of his department to be shot in the head while in the line of duty in the past two months.
The commissioner’s face was stoic, betraying no emotion to the assembled members of the print and television media gathered in the lobby of Bellevue Hospital Center late Tuesday night. Read More