Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 14 years
Badge # 20316
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Shot and killed by Officer Mosomillo
Police Officer Anthony Mosomillo was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a parolee who had missed his court appearance.
He was shot four times after the suspect's girlfriend attacked Officer Mosomillo and his partner. During an intense and violent struggle with both the wanted man and his girlfriend, the subject got possession of Officer Mosomillo's partner's weapon and shot Officer Mosomillo.
Officer Mosomillo was able to return fire, killing the suspect. Officer Mosomillo was taken to Kings County Hospital where he later died during surgery.
The female subject was arrested and convicted of manslaughter.
Officer Mosomillo had served with the New York City Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two young daughters. He was assigned to the 67th Precinct in Brooklyn.