Roads reopen Saturday after Officer Arthur Lopez's funeral
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Merrick Road in Baldwin between Harrison Avenue and Charing Cross Road had reopened Saturday afternoon following its closure at 9:30 a.m.
Nassau police had earlier issued an advisory saying that Merrick Avenue between Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road in Merrick had reopened after having been closed just after 10 a.m.
Lopez, a decorated Emergency Services Unit officer from Babylon Village, was shot and killed Tuesday morning in the line of duty during a traffic stop on the Nassau-Queens border.
Darrell Fuller, 33, is facing first-degree murder charges after allegedly gunning down Lopez, 29, and then fatally shooting Raymond Facey, 58, of Brooklyn.