One year after the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, the department will commemorate her life with a candlelight vigil and street renaming.
Familia, 48, a 12-year veteran and mother of three, was fatally shot through the window of an NYPD mobile command vehicle on July 5, 2017, in Fordham Heights.
A candlight vigil is planned for Wednesday just before midnight in front of the 46th Precinct where she worked, according to the precinct’s Twitter account. Earlier Wednesday a tribute of blue balloons and sunflowers was set up outside the precinct.
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