Officer Peter Liang fatally shot Akai Gurley in what officials said was an "accidental discharge."
The shooting was one of three that occurred within 12 hours in the neighborhood Tuesday and Wednesday.
The victim, 30, was shot in the stomach and chest outside the Rangel Houses, police said.
The police placed a SkyWatch tower on East Third Street and Avenue C last Friday, police said.
The shooting happened at 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, police said.
Clayton Gravenhise, 19, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in connection to the shootings.
Loved ones said Renee Mancino complained recently about the emotional impact of new medication.
Renee Mancino, 66, owner of Carrot Top Bakeries, was found dead at her 3931 Broadway store.
The victim, who was shot in the torso, had drugs on him at the time, police say.
Two men were both shot in the head and killed Monday morning, police said.
Jordany Correa was shot and killed by Carlos Ramirez Sunday, police said.
Bryan Rogers was charged with murdering Todd Wilson in Harlem in August.
Zaire Bansey and Peter Hajdari fatally shot Dennis Rodriguez outside Xtreme Lounge, police said.
One man was shot in the leg and the other was hit in the hand, police said.
Tamar Sermons, 20, was shot and killed near Club Hive on Queens Boulevard.
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