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Who is Errick Allen ?
NYPD officer Errick Allen was only with the department for seven months before being terminated after the crime.
A rookie NYPD cop charged with shooting his childhood friend to death with his service weapon while off duty last year was indicted by a grand jury and indicted Friday on Long Island.
The 28-year-old, who was with the New York City Police Department for just seven months before the fatal shooting, was arrested and charged in May 2020 immediately after the crime.wikipedia
Arrested and Charged
Allen being walked to court by authorities after his May 2020 arrest
According to a new grand jury indictment, he is now charged with second degree murder, first degree murder and threat in connection with the shooting death of Christopher Curro, 25, of West Babylon.
James’ office reports that Allen and Curro had been friends since childhood, however text message exchanges on their cell phones revealed that the two were arguing.
Allen is charged with killing Curro on May 12, 2020 in Farmingdale, shooting him five times at point-blank range, including two in the head, with his NYPD service weapon.
Allen initially fled, but returned later and was taken into custody by the police. Curro was unarmed, according to the office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James.
Christopher Curro Death
Christopher Curro was 25-years-old when he was shot to death by his childhood friend and NYPD officer Errick Allen back in May 2020
Schwartz ordered Allen to continue psychiatric treatment, with reports on his mental health provided to the court monthly.
But after the grand jury indictment on Friday, the judge on Friday finally returned him to police custody.
The disgraced rookie was first suspended by the NYPD, then fired by the department shortly thereafter.
It is not yet clear what the nature of his argument was, according to James’ office.
Allen is due to return to court on September 23, 2021. Second degree murder carries a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.
Errick Allen Quicks and Facts
- Rookie NYPD cop accused of shooting his childhood friend to death with his service weapon during a dispute last year
- Errick Allen, of North Massapequa, was arraigned Friday before Judge Francis Ricigliano of the Nassau County Court, and is back into custody
- The 28-year-old was arrested in May 2020 following the crime, and was charged with second degree murder for the shooting death of Christopher Curro, 25
- Allen and Curro had been friends since childhood, however text exchanges on their cell phones revealed the two were in an argument.