Surveillance video shown in trial of Luis Ortiz, man accused of shooting NYPD officer Kevin Brennan

Surveillance video was played today at the trial of a man accused of trying to kill a police officer. Authorities say NYPD Officer Kevin Brennan, of Garden City Park, was shot during a late night

News 12 Staff

Jun 21, 2013, 1:44 AM

Updated 3,953 days ago

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Surveillance video shown in trial of Luis Ortiz, man accused of shooting NYPD officer Kevin Brennan

Surveillance video was played today at the trial of a man accused of trying to kill a police officer.

Authorities say NYPD Officer Kevin Brennan, of Garden City Park, was shot during a late night struggle with Luis Ortiz.

Prosecutors say the footage, shown in court today, shows Ortiz shooting Brennan at point-blank range.

Brennan was back on the stand today for cross-examination after testifying for more than two hours yesterday.

Ortiz is charged with attempted murder of a police officer and first-degree murder for allegedly shooting another person a month earlier. He faces life in prison without parole if convicted.


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