NEW YORK CITY — A rookie New York Police Department officer shot and killed an unarmed black man while patrolling a Brooklyn public housing development Thursday night, an incident that Police Commissioner
John Wrana had to die. The World War II vet was 95 years old, just a few weeks shy of his 96th birthday. He was active and sharp, he liked to gamble, tell jokes and have a drink. He was alive. But he stupid.