Trib­ute hon­ors fallen NYC po­lice of­fi­cer

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NATIONAL -

NEW YORK — Hun­dreds of peo­ple have paid trib­ute to a New York City po­lice of­fi­cer shot and killed while sit­ting in­side her po­lice ve­hi­cle last week.

The gath­er­ing Satur­day night in­cluded col­leagues of of­fi­cer Mioso­tis Fa­milia and many from the Bronx neigh­bor­hood where she worked.

Po­lice said a man shot through the ve­hi­cle’s win­dow Wed­nes­day morn­ing. Fa­milia was struck in the head. Of­fi­cers fa­tally shot the gun­man af­ter, they said, he drew a weapon on them.

Flower bou­quets lined the side­walk out­side Fa­milia’s 46th Precinct sta­tion­house.

Fa­milia’s sis­ter, Adri­ana Sanchez, thanked those who at­tended the gath­er­ing. She said her sis­ter al­ways vol­un­teered to work as much as she could.

The slain of­fi­cer is sur­vived by three chil­dren, in­clud­ing 12-year-old twins.

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