BROOKLYN (WPIX)—The man accused of trying to kill an NYPD officer in Brooklyn last month is headed back to court.
Luis Ortiz, 21, a career criminal with over a dozen arrests, is expected to be arraigned Monday on formal charges from a grand jury.
He is accused of shooting NYPD Officer Kevin Brennan in the head at point blank range.
The incident happened on January 31st during a chase on Bushwick Avenue.
Prosecutors called Ortiz "evil" and said his gunshots were "an assassination attempt."
While leaving the 90th Precinct in Williamsburg following his arrest, Ortiz smirked and blew kisses to the crowd.
Meantime, as for Brennan, the 29-year-old new father has made a full recovery, and recently he was promoted to Detective.