NYPD Officer Indicted For Negligent Discharge Death
By Bob Owens
A rookie NYPD cop who negligently discharged his duty sidearm in an apartment stairwell, striking and killing an innocent man, has been indicted for manslaughter.
Peter Liang will face criminal charges that can send him to prison for up to 15 years for the death of Akai Gurley on Nov. 20, 2014, a source said.
A grand jury started hearing the case on Feb 4. A spokeswoman for the Brooklyn district attorney declined to comment.
A source said Liang was indicted for a top count second-degree manslaughter, which means he acted recklessly, among other charges.
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Via:: Bearing Arms