Police: Suspect accused of fatally shooting NYPD officer charged with murder

Police tell News 12 that Guy Rivera has been charged with murder in the first degree, among other charges.

News 12 Staff

Mar 28, 2024, 2:47 PM

Updated 108 days ago

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The suspect accused of fatal shooting NYPD officer Jonathan Diller in Queens Monday has been charged with murder.
Police tell News 12 that Guy Rivera has been charged with murder in the first degree, among other charges.
Rivera is currently hospitalized and in police custody. No arraignment details have been released.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams says Rivera had been arrested more than 20 times prior to this arrest.
Lindy Jones was charged and accused of driving the car Rivera was in and having an illegal weapon - a loaded pistol in the glove department with the serial number scratched off. Jones did not fire the weapon at Diller.
Police say Diller and his partner approached a vehicle that was illegally parked at a bus stop.
Shots were fired when the officers ordered the men to get out of the car, News 12 has learned.
Diller was shot in the stomach below his bulletproof vest.


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