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New Yorkers have created a makeshift memorial at the site where two police officers were killed in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NYPD officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were ambushed and shot as they sat in a marked squad car in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said.

An NYPD police officer stands guard beside a makeshift memorial near the site where officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Police say Ismaaiyl Brinsley ambushed the two officers in their patrol car in broad daylight Saturday, fatally shooting them before killing himself inside a subway station. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)John Minchillo / AP