NYC Mayor Tries To Release Robbery Suspect Involved In Cop's Friendly-Fire Death: New York City district attorneys sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio citing the "high risk to public safety."
New York, NY – A slew of violent criminals, including two men charged in the connection with the shooting death of New York Police Department (NYPD) Detective Brian Simonsen, were slated for release from Rikers Island because of coronavirus.
ABC News reported that 28-year-old Christopher Ransom and 26-year-old Jagger Freeman, who are charged with an armed robbery that led to Det. Simonsen’s death via friendly fire, were both on the list of inmates to be released.
See original work for more on this and other stories.