Trial Set for NYPD Officer Charged in Brooklyn Stairwell Shooting of Akai Gurley Brooklyn Reader September 29, 2015 September 29, 2015, 7:33 pm A New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed man in a Brooklyn housing complex will go on trial in January. Officer Peter Liang appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn’s State Supreme Court. Justice Danny Chun told the rookie officer his trial will begin Jan. 7. Liang […] Click here to view original web page at pix11.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.