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Jury picked for first state murder prosecution of NYPD cop

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Eight jurors have been chosen on Thursday for the first murder trial prosecuted by the state’s attorney general’s office.

The partially filled panel which will decide the fate of NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs consists of Brooklyn residents who work in various fields from advertising to a school safety agent.

Isaacs, 38, faces 25 years to life in prison for the murder of Delrawn Small on July 4, 2016 near the intersection of Atlantic Ave. and Bradford St. in East New York.

Small, was driving with his family on Atlantic Ave. when Isaacs, who was heading home after a shift at the 79th Precinct, cut him off.

Prosecutors from the attorney general’s office intent to prove to the jurors that although Small was the initial aggressor, Isaacs escalated and quickly finished the dispute when he opened fire with his service weapon.

Video surveillance from a nearby business, allegedly showed Small approach Isaacs car and get shot.

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