NEW YORK - The man accused of fatally shooting a young NYPD officer in Queens appeared before a judge Thursday.
According to police, 35-year-old Demetrious Blackwell fired a gun as Officer Brian Moore and his partner approached him last Saturday, hitting Moore in the face.
The 25-year-old officer died two days later.
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Blackwell is facing murder charges and could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted.