A New York Police Department Officer Peter Liang who shot an unarmed man dead, was found guilty on charges related to the death of Akai Gurley which occurred back in 2014.
It took about 17 hours for a jury to decide Liang’s fate. Liang faces up to 15-years in prison, his attorneys plan to appeal.
As the verdict was read, Liang appeared to have dropped his head, Liang was also fired from his position as an Officer after the conviction.
According to sources, after Gurley was shot; Liang allegedly did not attempt to resuscitate Gurley in any way, citing that, it would be better to wait for professional aid.