News Saheed Vassell, Crown Heights, Brooklyn man fatally shot by police: Full coverage Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Saheed Vassell, a 34-year-old Crown Heights resident, was fatally shot on April 4. He was in his neighborhood, near the corner of Montgomery Street and Utica Avenue, when four officers fired at him, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said. Recorded in the moments before the shooting as brandishing what turned out to be a welding torch, Vassell had previously been diagnosed as bipolar, his father told amNewYork. On March 29, New York Attorney General Letitia James concluded her office's special investigation into the shooting with a decision not to seek criminal charges against the officers involved. Here, all of our coverage to date. No charges for cops in fatal shooting of Saheed Vassell: AG Saheed Vassell's father said he was "saddened and disappointed" by the outcome. Shooting victim’s family calls for videos, officers’ names An investigation is still ongoing in the April 4 fatal shooting. Saheed Vassell’s father plans $25M suit against city The notice of claim says officers “intentionally and maliciously” killed Vassell. Funeral held for Saheed Vassell as Crown Heights mourns The funeral was held at St. Anthony’s Baptist Church in Crown Heights. Community questions NYPD response to Saheed Vassell Some Crown Heights residents question why neighborhood policing officers were not called in. Saheed Vassell’s family demands transparency from the NYPD The mayor defended “current protocol” that shields officers’ records. NYPD releases additional video of fatal shooting The CCTV was about a half a block from the shooting. How the probe into Crown Heights fatal shooting will proceed The AG's office has taken over 17 fatal police shootings since 2015. Hundreds turn out for Saheed Vassell vigil in Crown Heights Protesters marched from the intersection where Vassell was killed to the 71st Precinct. ‘System failed’ fatally shot Crown Heights man: Councilman "Having a mental health issue shouldn’t be a death sentence," Sen. Jesse Hamilton said. 911 transcripts, video released in fatal shooting by NYPD The mayor called the shooting death a "tragedy by any measure." Man with pipe fatally shot by cops in Crown Heights: NYPD Saheed Vassell took a "two-handed shooting stance," police said. Remembering Saheed Vassell, who was killed by police "He’s loved in this community."