Memorial marks 11 years since fatal traffic stop shooting of Nassau police officer

Detective Artie Lopez was shot and killed while trying to make a traffic stop on the Nassau-Queens border.

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2023, 4:29 PM

Updated 237 days ago

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A memorial was held Monday to mark 11 years since the death of a Nassau County police officer.
Arthur Lopez was shot and killed during a traffic stop on the Nassau-Queens border.
Family, friends and loved ones gathered at the location near the Cross Island Parkway to pay tribute to the officer. He was posthumously promoted to detective.
The department comes together every year to honor Lopez.
The suspect accused of killing Lopez, Darrell Fuller, was sentenced to life. He died in prison in 2019.  


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