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NYPD officer involved in shooting death of Amadou Diallo — who was shot 41 times in 1999 — to be promoted

The lone active officer among the four cops who killed unarmed immigrant Amadou Diallo in a 41-shot Bronx fusillade is getting an NYPD promotion.

Kenneth Boss is set for a Thursday bump to sergeant, 16 years after he squeezed off five of the shots in the deadly Feb. 4, 1999, gunfire sparked when the 22-year-old street vendor reached for his wallet.

 

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