BROOKLYN - Police and students went head-to-head tonight for the second annual "Bridge the Gap" basketball tournament.
The tournament was held in honor of fallen police detective Russel Timoshenko. Officials say Timoshenko was conducting a routine traffic stop when he was fatally shot back in 2007.
Organizers say the tournament is a great way to break down the walls between police and the community. They say money raised from the basketball tournament will go toward a scholarship fund to help Medgar Evers College students looking to study public service.
Timoshenko's family was in attendance at tonight's games.
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