Queens borough president holds candlelight vigil in memory of fallen police officers


Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., NYPD officials and community leaders from across Queens gathered for a candlelight vigil in memory of fallen NYPD Officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

Officer Rivera, 22, and Officer Mora, 27, were ambushed and killed in a hail of gunfire while responding to a domestic disturbance call in Harlem on Friday, Jan. 21. Rivera died the same night shortly after the shooting, and Mora was on life support until Jan. 25 to recover his organs for transplant.