NEW YORK – An ex-officer who was caught up in a drug inquiry is now being sought by authorities in connection with a fatal shooting in Brooklyn that has killed one 28-year-old woman and injured another.
Jerry Bowens was arrested last year on drug charges after he and another officer were accused by internal affairs investigators of stealing cocaine and money to reward an informant for tipping them off.
Police also investigated allegations that Bowens had sex with a woman serving as an informant. His lawyer denied any wrongdoing.
Now police say they want to question Bowens, who's no longer on active duty, in connection with a shooting in Greenpoint Sunday afternoon. Police say one woman was fatally shot in the head and another is in stable condition.
A message for his lawyer wasn't immediately returned.