Last updated: about 1 year ago
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.