BROOKLYN - A judge has ruled that the man charged with shooting a police officer in Crown Heights back in February must stand trial.
According to prosecutors, 28-year-old Rashun Robinson shot officer James Li multiple times outside a White Castle. He and another man were pursued by Li and his partner for skipping out on a bus fare.
The president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association says Robinson's defense team had filed a motion to dismiss the charges, claiming that he had the right to defend himself.
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Li had only been on the job for three months at the time of the shooting, and he’s expected to make a full recovery.
Cops say Robinson was found with a gun when he was caught. He faces a number of charges, including attempted murder.