Gerald Tyrone Murphy

The scene where an armed gunman, identified as Gerald Tyrone Murphy, held three people hostage. He was later shot and mortally wounded by police. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Gun Used In Trenton Hostage Situation Was Fake

State Police Lt. Stephen Jones says hostage-taker Gerald Tyrone Murphy had a replica semi-automatic handgun. Jones says that doesn’t change the way officers responded.

05/17/2013

Trenton Standoff

Trenton Hostage Situation Ends, Suspect Dead

The hostages are safe and the suspect is dead, police said.

05/12/2013