12/05/2014 09:09 am ET Updated Dec 05, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Cop Texted Union Rep As Akai Gurley Lay Dying


While Akai Gurley was dying in a darkened stairwell at a Brooklyn housing development, the cop who fired the fatal bullet was texting his union representative, sources told the Daily News.

Right after rookie cop Peter Liang discharged a single bullet that struck Gurley, 28, he and his partner Shaun Landau were incommunicado for more than six and a half minutes, sources said Thursday.

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