Police: 2 NYPD cops fatally shot execution-style

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NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot execution-style in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, police said. Here are some of the latest photos and updates from the incident and aftermath.

Pei Xia Chen, second from left, the widow
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Pei Xia Chen, second from left, the widow of slain New York City Police Officer Wenjian Liu, and members of his immediate family visit the makeshift memorial for slain Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014.

Memorial

Family members of slain New York City Police
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Family members of slain New York City Police Officer Wenjian Liu walk away from a makeshift memorial for slain officer Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014.

Police bring wreath to officers' memorial

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A New York City police officer carries a wreath to the memorial for slain NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos at the intersection of Tompkins and Myrtle avenues in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014.

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Remembering Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Police officers gather to mourn the loss of
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Police officers gather to mourn the loss of two of their own on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at a memorial in Brooklyn where New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were killed in their patrol car.

Mayor Bill de Blasio at officers' memorial

Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Charlene
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Charlene McCray, accompanied by Pastor Michael Durso, right, place flowers at a makeshift memorial for slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant section on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Durso leads Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens, where a wake for Ramos will be held Friday.

Remembering Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Police officers gather to mourn the loss of
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Police officers gather to mourn the loss of two of their own on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at a memorial set in Brooklyn at the stie where New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were fatally shot in their patrol car.

Police officers gather to mourn the loss of
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Police officers gather to mourn the loss of two of their own on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at a memorial in Brooklyn where New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were killed in their patrol car.

Police assemble on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 outside
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Police assemble on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 outside of Christ Tabernacle Church in Glendale where Police Officer Rafael Ramos will have burial mass on Saturday, Dec. 27

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Remembering Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

People gather on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 to
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People gather on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 to mourn the loss of two NYPD officers at a memorial in Brooklyn where New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were fatally shot in their patrol car.

Remembering Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Kevin Davis, of Brooklyn, an auxiliary police officer,
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Kevin Davis, of Brooklyn, an auxiliary police officer, salutes at a memorial on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 in Brooklyn where NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were slain in their patrol car.

Remembering Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Police officers gather to mourn the loss of
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Police officers gather to mourn the loss of two of one of their own at a memorial on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 in Brooklyn where NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were fatally shot in their patrol car.

Widow mourns husband Wenjian Liu

Pei Xia Chen, center, wife of slain NYPD
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Pei Xia Chen, center, wife of slain NYPD officer Wenjian Liu, speaks in front of her home in Brooklyn on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton speak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton address a news conference at One Police Plaza Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, after the fatal shootings of two NYPD officers on Saturday.

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Candle lit for NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos

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A police officer lights a candle at the makeshift memorial for slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Officers embrace at memorial for slain NYPD officers

NYPD officers hug at a makeshift memorial for
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NYPD officers hug at a makeshift memorial for slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Officers Liu and Ramos where shot nearby on Saturday while sitting in their patrol car.

Eric Garner's daughter visits memorial for slain officers

Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, center in black
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Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, center in black jacket, visits the makeshift memorial for slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD commissioner visit slain officer's home

Mayor Bill de Blasio, first lady Chirlane McCray
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Mayor Bill de Blasio, first lady Chirlane McCray and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton visit the home of slain Officer Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Troopers at memorial for Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos

New York State troopers visit a makeshift memorial
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New York State troopers visit a makeshift memorial for slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos at the intersection of Tompkins and Myrtle avenues in Brooklyn on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

Vigil for NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Officers gather at a memorial for slain NYPD
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Officers gather at a memorial for slain NYPD comrades Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

Vigil for NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Police officers and mourners embrace on Sunday, Dec.
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Police officers and mourners embrace on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, to light candles and pray at a memorial near the site of the shootings in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Vigil for NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Candles and flowers are left at a makeshift
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Candles and flowers are left at a makeshift memorial in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, for NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were fatally shot near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues a day before.

Vigil for NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Adrien Esteven, of Brookyln, gathers to light candles
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Adrien Esteven, of Brookyln, gathers to light candles and pray at a makeshift memorial in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

Officer Rafael Ramos' family speaks

Lucy Ramos, aunt of slain NYPD Officer Rafael
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Lucy Ramos, aunt of slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos, gathers with family and friends during a news conference outside their home in Brooklyn on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley

Ismaaiyl Brinsley in a photo provided by the
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Ismaaiyl Brinsley in a photo provided by the NYPD on Sunday, December 21, 2014. Brinsley allegedly shot and killed NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos, 40, as they sat in their patrol car near Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant section.

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu

Officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32,
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Officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32, both of Brooklyn, were shot and killed on Dec. 20, 2014, as they sat in their patrol car in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. The gunman, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, fatally shot himself when other officers approached him in a nearby subway station.

Jaden Ramos

Jaden Ramos, the 13-year-old son of fallen NYPD
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Jaden Ramos, the 13-year-old son of fallen NYPD police officer Rafael Ramos — one of two officers fatally shot in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, paid tribute to his father on social media.

Al Sharpton, Garner family

The Rev. Al Sharpton stands with Esaw Garner,
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The Rev. Al Sharpton stands with Esaw Garner, left, wife of Eric Garner, and Gwen Carr, right, mother of Eric Garner, as they denounced violence in their loved one's name Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the National Action Network headquarters in Harlem, in the wake or the shooting deaths of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

Brooklyn police shooting

NYPD Chief of Department James P. O'Neill, second
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NYPD Chief of Department James P. O'Neill, second from left, Police Commissioner William Bratton, Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray attend Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, a day after the slayings of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn.

De Blasio, Bratton and Cardinal Timothy Dolan after Sunday mass

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton, Mayor Bill de Blasio,
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NYPD Commissioner William Bratton, Mayor Bill de Blasio, first lady Chirlane McCray and Cardinal Timothy Dolan walk out of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan after Mass on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

Reflection

Maria Alomar genuflects Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at
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Maria Alomar genuflects Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at a makeshift memorial for the two police officers who were shot there Saturday, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

Fallen brothers

Police officers leave candles at an impromptu memorial
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Police officers leave candles at an impromptu memorial near the site where two New York City police officers were killed in Brooklyn on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Police stand guard near where NYPD Officers Wenjian
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Police stand guard near where NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were fatally shot while sitting in their patrol car near Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Hundreds of police officers salute an ambulance carrying
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Hundreds of police officers salute an ambulance carrying the bodies of slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Firefighters salute an ambulance carrying the bodies of
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Firefighters salute an ambulance carrying the bodies of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, who were fatally shot while sitting in their marked police car in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Members of the NYPD salute an ambulance carrying
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Members of the NYPD salute an ambulance carrying the bodies of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos who were killed while seated in their marked police car in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

A photo shows the gun police say Ismaaiyl
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A photo shows the gun police say Ismaaiyl Brinsley used to kill NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Patrick Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association,
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Patrick Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, speaks during a news conference after the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers were transported from Woodhull Medical Center on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton listens as New York
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NYPD Commissioner William Bratton listens as New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a quiet, but emotional, news conference at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the wake of a fatal shooting of two NYPD officers.

Brooklyn police shooting

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks as
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks as NYPD Commissioner William Bratton listens during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the wake of a fatal shooting of two NYPD officers.

Brooklyn police shooting

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves a
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the wake of a shooting of two NYPD officers as they sat in their car at a nearby intersection. At left is NYPD Chief of Department James O'Neill, and at right is Chief of Patrol Carlos Gomez.

Brooklyn police shooting

NYPD officers gather at Woodhull Medical Center in
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NYPD officers gather at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the wake of a shooting deaths of two of their comrades as they sat in their patrol car.

Brooklyn police shooting

Investigators work in the area where two NYPD
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Investigators work in the area where two NYPD officers were shot and killed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Two NYPD officers were shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant
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Two NYPD officers were shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

Investigators work in the area where two NYPD
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Investigators work in the area where two NYPD officers were shot and killed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

First responders are shown at the scene near
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First responders are shown at the scene near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn where two NYPD officers were shot and killed on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

First responders are shown at the scene near
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First responders are shown at the scene near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn where two NYPD officers were shot and killed on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

First responders are shown at the scene near
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First responders are shown at the scene near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn where two NYPD officers were shot and killed on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

First responders are shown at the scene near
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First responders are shown at the scene near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn where two NYPD officers were shot and killed on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

First responders are shown at the scene of
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First responders are shown at the scene of a shooting where two NYPD officers were shot and killed in Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Brooklyn police shooting

The scene where two NYPD officers were shot
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The scene where two NYPD officers were shot and killed in an ambush near the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

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