Cops identify suspect in fatal NYPD officer shooting

NYPD officials have identified the suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a fellow officer in Brooklyn early this morning. Police say Lamont Pride, 27, of Greensboro, N.C., shot officer Peter Figoski

News 12 Staff

Dec 13, 2011, 1:24 PM

Updated 4,540 days ago

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Cops identify suspect in fatal NYPD officer shooting
NYPD officials have identified the suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a fellow officer in Brooklyn early this morning. Police say Lamont Pride, 27, of Greensboro, N.C., shot officer Peter Figoski in the face as he responded to an apartment break-in on 25 Pine St. in Cypress Hills. Figoski's partner was able to chase Pride and arrest him, but the wounded officer later died at Jamaica Hospital in Queens. Flags are currently flying at half-staff across the city in Figoski's memory.Pride's alleged accomplice is still being sought.To watch Mayor Bloomberg's press conference on the shooting death of officer Peter Figoski, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.Police hunt for 2nd suspect in fatal shooting of NYPD copColleagues remember slain NYPD officer


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