Shot NYPD officer from LI expected to make full recovery
An NYPD officer from Garden City Park is already speaking and asking for his newborn daughter after being shot in the head last night while chasing a suspect in Brooklyn. Officer Kevin Brennan, 29, was shot at close range by a suspect with a .38-caliber gun at a public housing complex, officials say. Surgeons at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan were able to remove the bullet from Brennan's skull last night.Relatives say Brennan and his wife welcomed a baby girl, Maive, into the world six weeks ago. The officer is expected to make a full recovery, and family members say they're relieved and overjoyed at the news.The suspect, 21-year-old Luis "Baby" Ortiz, is in custody. Authorities say he had been wanted for questioning about a New Year's Eve murder in Brooklyn.Ortiz is facing a charge of attempted murder in addition to several other charges, according to officials.