Passenger: NYPD shooting of driver unprovoked

A passenger says there was nothing to provoke police to…

A passenger says there was nothing to provoke police to fatally shoot an unarmed Army National Guardsman driving on a New York City highway.

Diane Deferrari says the bullet that struck Noel Polanco in the abdomen narrowly missed her. She said uniformed officers pointed their guns through her open window.

She said the officers were yelling obscenities before pulling their car over near LaGuardia Airport on Thursday.

Deferrari said one of the officers told her: “Your friend shot himself.”

Read more at SFGate

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