Officer & E. Islip native killed in the line of duty in Brooklyn

An NYPD officer who grew up in East Islip was killed in the line of duty in Brooklyn on Sunday.According to police, Officer Alain Schaberger

WOODBURY - An NYPD officer who grew up in East Islip was killed in the line of duty in Brooklyn on Sunday.

According to police, Officer Alain Schaberger was trying to arrest 42-year-old George Villanueva in connection with a domestic dispute. They say Villanueva pushed Shaberger over a railing, where he fell 9 feet and broke his neck.

Authorities say they have charged Villanueva with first-degree murder. He is currently being held without bail.

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