The NYPD officer who fatally shot Delrawn Small during a July 4 road rage incident has now been stripped of his badge and gun as authorities investigate the shooting.
The news that Officer Wayne Isaacs has been placed on modified duty comes days after a new video was released that showed the shooting as it took place near the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Bradford Street in East New York, the New York Post reported.
Isaacs will work a desk job as police and the state attorney general examine evidence, including the newest video of the incident, theNew York Daily Newsstated. That video contradicts an earlier claim Isaacs made about what happened before he shot Small.
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Police had claimed Small repeatedly punched Isaacs, but the video instead showed the officer firing almostimmediately when Small approached his car, the Post stated.
Police sources told the Post that Isaacs will most likely face criminal charges in connection to the shooting.
Isaacs has been with the NYPD for three years and was assigned to the 79thPrecinct in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, the Daily News added.