At Harlem vigil for cops shot in ambush, Adams and other leaders pledge to shut down the ‘iron pipeline’

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Cops and church leaders in Harlem stood supportive of Mayor Eric Adams on Saturday night during a vigil for a 22-year-old NYPD Officer Jason Rivera, who was slain the night before in what authorities have called a “senseless ambush.”

In front of the 32nd Precinct stationhouse on West 135th Street, hundreds gathered with flowers and candles in tow for the deceased and offered prayers for the surviving officer, 27-year-old Officer Wilbert Mora, who was also wounded in the incident and still in critical condition at Harlem Hospital. Rivera and Mora were the fourth and fifth cops shot in January alone.

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