Nassau Police Department fires Officer Anthony DiLeonardo; shot unarmed cabbie in 2011

DiLeonardo admitted to Suffolk investigators that he drank

DiLeonardo admitted to Suffolk investigators that he drank before shooting unarmed cabbie Thomas Moroughan in Huntington in 2011. (May 5, 2014 10:28 PM)

The Nassau County Police Department confirms it has fired Officer Anthony DiLeonardo, the officer who shot an unarmed cab driver in 2011 after a night of drinking.

DiLeonardo admitted to Suffolk investigators that he drank before shooting unarmed cabbie Thomas Moroughan in Huntington Station in 2011.

Moroughan was shot in the arm and chest, but survived.

The police commissioner...

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