NYPD officers take son of slain cop to school

The son of a slain NYPD cop got a special police escort for his first day at school as dozens of officers stood in for his father.

Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo was gunned down while responding to a domestic disturbance in the Bronx in November 2016.

Today, his fellow officers from the 43rd Precinct came to Tuozzolo's Long Island home to escort his young son, Austin, to school for his first day

The son of slain NYPD cop Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo got a special police escort for his first day at school as dozens of officers stood in for his father (pictured is Auston Tuozzolo with his mom Lisa) 

The son of slain NYPD cop Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo got a special police escort for his first day at school as dozens of officers stood in for his father (pictured is Auston Tuozzolo with his mom Lisa) 

Tuozzolo (left) was shot dead last year, leaving behind his wife, Lisa, and their two young children

Tuozzolo (left) was shot dead last year, leaving behind his wife, Lisa, and their two young children

'This morning we continued our vow to #NeverForget Paul's family, as we send off Austin on his 1st day of school,' the precinct tweeted.

Pictures show an army of uniformed officers escorting Austin and his mom Lisa from their home to the bus stop, before waving him off as he rode away.

Tuozzolo, 41, was shot in the head while trying to rescue a family being held hostage, and died at a local hospital a short time later.

Tuozzolo's fellow officers from the 43rd Precinct came to Tuozzolo's Long Island home to escort his young son, Austin, to school for his first day

Tuozzolo's fellow officers from the 43rd Precinct came to Tuozzolo's Long Island home to escort his young son, Austin, to school for his first day

Pictures show an army of uniformed officers escorting Austin and his mom Lisa from their home to the bus stop and waving him off as he rode away

Pictures show an army of uniformed officers escorting Austin and his mom Lisa from their home to the bus stop and waving him off as he rode away

 Austin, wearing a striped shirt and backpack, held his mom's hand to cross the street, surrounded by dozens of officers

 Austin, wearing a striped shirt and backpack, held his mom's hand to cross the street, surrounded by dozens of officers

Gunman Manuel Rosales, 35, also shot and wounded Tuozzolo's partner, Sgt Emmanuel Kwo, 30, by theNew York Daily News.

Rosales was shot dead by police.

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