Man convicted in shooting deaths of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn

The man charged in the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers in East Flatbush in 2004 was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder. According to the prosecution, Marlon Legere got into a fight with

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Feb 2, 2006, 10:39 PM

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Man convicted in shooting deaths of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn
The man charged in the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers in East Flatbush in 2004 was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.
According to the prosecution, Marlon Legere got into a fight with detectives Robert Parker and Patrick Rafferty, grabbed one of their guns and shot each of them four times. Legere was also struck in the gun battle and then fled in a minivan. He was arrested a short time later.
Meanwhile, the defense had claimed Legere thought he was being attacked by two strangers and was fighting back in self defense. Legere faces up to life in prison when he's sentenced on February 22.
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