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Police Officer Anthony F. Mosomillo | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Anthony F. Mosomillo

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 26, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 14 years

Badge # 20316

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed by Officer Mosomillo

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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.

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Tony and I worked together and shared an office for a few years. Still hurts. Miss you Tony.

Deputy Inspector Michael Waltman (ret)
NYPD
November 1, 2016

 

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