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Bronx Streetcorner Renamed After Officer Killed By Friendly Fire

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A Bronx street corner now bears the name of a city police officer killed by friendly fire.

Webster Avenue and East Mosholu Parkway North has been renamed "Police Officer Eric Hernandez Memorial Corner."

The sign was unveiled Saturday across from the 52nd Precinct, where Hernandez had been assigned.

In 2006, Hernandez was off-duty and in plain clothes when he pulled his gun during an altercation outside a White Castle.

He was shot to death by another officer.

Hernandez's family and friends lobbied for the sign, which was recently approved by the City Council.

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