Two off-duty police officers traveling on the Grand Central Parkway near Holliswood Friday night fatally shot a Georgia man they had stopped to help after he turned against the officers and began to assault them, said Detective Carolyn Chew, a police spokeswoman.
What had prompted Dandre Darnell Cisco, 25, of Rome, Ga., to lunge from the car and attack the well-intentioned cops was still under investigation at presstime, police said.
Police said Cisco, who was riding in a green Kia Sephia four-door sedan driven by Russell Ballenger, 25, of Glen Cove, L.I. bailed out of the vehicle for no apparent reason near Francis Lewis Boulevard as it was traveling around 40 miles per hour. The impact of the fall was so great that Cisco
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