The Nassau, N.Y., police union is blaming a retired NYPD sergeant who apparently caused the confusion that resulted in the friendly fire death of Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, reports myFoxNY.com.

Nassau PBA President James Carver said that retired NYPD Sgt. John Cafarella is known to show up uninvited at crime scenes.

"He was in background... being a nuisance," Carver said of Cafarella.

Carver claims Cafarella yelled "gun," causing the confusion that led to an MTA police officer fatally shooting Officer Breitkopf.

Read the full story at MyFoxNY.com.

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