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

The 35-year-old could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted.

The 35-year-old could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. (5/8/15)

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. 

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

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