11/07/2009

N.Y. officer accidentally shoots man while showing off gun

The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Eastchester police Officer James Pileggi was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in the fatal off-duty shooting of a New Rochelle man Tuesday night, and his lawyer afterward called it a tragic accident.

"This is a terrible tragedy," lawyer Angelo MacDonald said outside New Rochelle City Court, "but unfortunately an accident."

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