Off-duty corrections officer accused in fatal shooting of 21-year-old in Wakefield

It will be up to a grand jury

It will be up to a grand jury to decide if the officer will face charges.

Authorities say that an off-duty corrections officer is the suspected gunman in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old in Wakefield.

According to the New York City Correction Officers' Benevolent Association, the victim was the boyfriend of the officer's daughter. It says they got into an argument and struggled over a gun, and that it went off.

The NYPD says the officer has been released,...

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