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Suspect in officer killing appears in court

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

News 12 Staff

May 8, 2015, 4:33 PM

Updated 3,333 days ago

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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. 
Blackwell is facing murder charges and could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. 


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