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Darius Jamal Murphy, 19
Washington, District of Columbia
December 04, 2013

Agencies: Metropolitan Police Department Investigative Services Bureau - Narcotics and Special Investigations Division District of Columbia

Last updated: about 1 year ago

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Members of the department's Gun Recovery Unit were in the Trinidad neighborhood investigating a shooting the previous night when they approached 19-year-old Darius Jamal Murphy, who ran from them, News4's Pat Collins reported. Officers chased Murphy, who pulled a handgun and fired at them, striking one, police said. That officer returned fire, striking Murphy.

Both were taken to a local hospital.

The officer was alert and breathing at the scene. He has been treated and released.

Murphy was pronounced dead at the hospital.