Trial underway for Luis Ortiz in shooting of NYPD officer Kevin Brennan

The trial of the man accused of shooting an NYPD officer in the head in Brooklyn is now underway. Luis Ortiz faces attempted murder charges

Ortiz faces attempted murder charges for allegedly wounding

Ortiz faces attempted murder charges for allegedly wounding then-officer Kevin Brennan at the Bushwick Houses in 2012. (Credit: News 12)

BROOKLYN - The trial of the man accused of shooting an NYPD officer in the head in Brooklyn is now underway.

Luis Ortiz faces attempted murder charges for allegedly wounding then-officer Kevin Brennan at the Bushwick Houses last year.

Jury selection began Tuesday.

Brennan survived and was promoted to detective after the shooting. He has since passed a competitive exam and is now a sergeant.
 

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