Family of Police Shooting Victim Outraged Over Prosecutor’s Sentencing Recommendation Brooklyn Reader March 23, 2016 March 23, 2016, 10:35 pm Family of Akai Gurley at his funeral. The family of the unarmed Brooklyn man killed by an NYPD officer in a public housing development in November 2014 responded with sorrow and anger at the news that District Attorney Kenneth Thompson would not seek jail time for the cop involved. […] Click here to view original web page at observer.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.