Statement from State Senator Gustavo Rivera on the Fatal Shooting of Police Officer Miosotis Familia

"I want to express my deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Police Officer Miosotis Familia, a 12-year veteran of the New York City Police Department, who tragically passed away earlier today after being fatally shot in a heinous and senseless attack. This is another sobering reminder of the daily dangers faced by our men and women in blue while on duty.

Let's keep Officer Familia, her three beloved children, her loved ones and all members of our City's Police Department in our thoughts and prayers on this sad day. Today, without a doubt, our City has lost one of its Finest."