November 20, 2014 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

7 years ago on November 20th, 2014

Akai Gurley is killed in a police shooting in a dark stairwell of the NYCHA Pink Houses in East New York

The shooting was ruled an accidental discharge by one of the NYPD officers that richocheted off a wall of the stairwell and struck Akai in the chest.


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⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 77°F in 1985
Record Low: 21°F in 1873


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