Breaking: Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Akai Gurley
Law enforcement sources tell NY1’s Dean Meminger that rookie officer Peter Liang has been indicted in the shooting death of Akai Gurley.
Gurley was shot to death in a dark stairwell at the Pink Houses in East New York on November 20.
Investigators say rookie officer Peter Liang was holding his gun in the same hand he was using to open a door when the gun went off, hitting Gurley, who was unarmed.
The NYPD calls the shooting an accident.