Brooklyn remembers slain NYC officer

Police officers and family members held a memorial Wednesday for Detective Russel Timoshenko, who was shot in the line of duty one year ago. The 23-year-old died from gunshot wounds to his face days

News 12 Staff

Jul 9, 2008, 6:46 PM

Updated 5,799 days ago

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Brooklyn remembers slain NYC officer
Police officers and family members held a memorial Wednesday for Detective Russel Timoshenko, who was shot in the line of duty one year ago.
The 23-year-old died from gunshot wounds to his face days after he and his partner were shot during a traffic stop on Lefferts Avenue.
One-hundred people gathered to light candles and share memories. A police officer will guard the memorial.
The three suspects accused in connection with Timoshenko?s murder are attempting to get a taped confession thrown out for their upcoming trial.


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