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Man Shot and Killed after Shooting MPD Officer in Trinidad Tues. Night

by Prince Of Petworth December 4, 2013 at 8:30 am 9 Comments


@IAFF36 tweeted:

“Shooting (9:05pm) – 1300blk Queen St NE – 2 shot (civilian & @DCPoliceDept officer), civilian & officer transp to trauma center #DCFD”

WJLA reports:

“Suspect dead, officer released from hospital”

Updates when MPD releases more info.

Update from MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a fatal police involved shooting that occurred in the 1300 block of Queen Street NE.

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at approximately 9:05 pm, members of the Narcotics and Special Investigations Division (NSID), Gun Recovery Unit (GRU) attempted to stop an individual, when the suspect produced a handgun and fired at the officers – striking one of them. The officers returned fire striking the suspect.

Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene. The officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The suspect was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The suspect’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.

The suspect is identified as 19-year-old Darius Jamal Murphy from Northeast, Washington, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division is conducting the investigation.”

  • Anonymous

    Whoa. 4 blocks from where I live.

    • Anonymous

      Choose your own comment adventure….

      A. OMG – tell me more!


      B. If this is surprising to you, you do not know your neighborhood

      • Anonymous

        I know the neighborhood fine, thanks. The “whoa” was more that I was totally unaware of all that going down last night, even though I was home. Probably because I’m used to the sirens at this point so I don’t notice them!

        P.S. Is it really necessary to be a prick?

        • anon

          Yeah I live in neighborhood and didn’t hear anything thing either. can imagine that the police response in full force.

        • Anonymous

          “P.S. Is it really necessary to be a prick?”
          Is this your first time on the Internet? If not, you should know better than to ask a question like that.

          • Anonymous

            we can do better.

    • 4 blocks in this area can make a huge difference.

  • Anonymous

    glad the officer is OK

  • dat

    Best wishes to the officer and his family.


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