Are there going to be riots for an innocent police officer that was shot by a thug? Please forward this to Al Sharpton.
25-year-old Officer Brian Moore died Monday after allegedly sustaining two shots to the face by Demetrius Blackwell, 35, on Saturday evening.
According to The New York Post, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton was spotted entering Jamaica Hospital, where Moore’s parents were at their son’s bedside, around 12:30 PM EST. Moore’s father, Raymond, is a retired police officer.
The incident occurred when Moore and his partner, Erik Jansen, spotted Blackwell tugging at his waistband while on patrol in Queens Saturday and asked him, “What are you carrying?” After an exchange of words, Blackwell fired two shots into Moore’s face. Jansen was unharmed and radioed for backup.
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