Named in 2 known lawsuits, $1,600,000 total settlements.
Carvajal, Francisco, Jr. as Adm of The Estate of Carvajal, Francisco, Sr. (deceased) vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV05410,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 29, 2016, ended May 30, 2017
An altercation was occurring involving a knife between the plaintiff and another civilian. The defendant officers were called to the scene, but when they arrived they panicked and opened fire killing both civilians.
Laureano Jr., Rafael as Adm of The Estate of Laureano Sr., Rafael vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV05311,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 17, 2015, ended March 27, 2017
Defendant officers responded to a domestic disturbance call. They asked Plaintiff to help them break down the victim's door. Defendant officers fired numerous shots inside of an apartment, hitting both perpetrator and Bystander/ìGood Samaritanî Plaintiff. Plaintiff died as a result of the shots and defendant officers covered it up.