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D.C. police officer indicted in Aug. 26 shooting

Thursday - 3/8/2012, 9:28am  ET

WASHINGTON - A Washington, D.C., police officer has been indicted on charges stemming from an Aug. 26 shooting that left one person injured after the off-duty officer allegedly tried to solicit a transgender prostitute.

The Washington Post ( http://wapo.st/xOX7TU) reports that 48-year-old Kenneth Furr is charged with assault with intent to kill while armed. He also faces six counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and two counts of solicitation. He could face up to 30 years in prison. The indictment was issued Wednesday.

The indictment charges that Furr was trying to solicit transgendered prostitutes when he got involved in an altercation.

Furr, who authorities said was intoxicated at the time, jumped on the hood of a car and fired through the windshield, wounding a passenger, according to the documents.

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Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com


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