Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Arrest in Murphys

   According to a Calaveras Sheriff press release on April 4, 2020 around 9:15 PM deputies responding to a residence on
El Camino Casale Road in Murphys.

   A male who allegedly had a shotgun was identified as Alexamder Koorkoff (48) of Murphys.

   After all night negotiations, deputies surrounded the home with a woman inside.  Shots were fired at deputies and they returned fire, wounding the suspect.  He apparently asked them to shoot him.

   Koorkoff was then taken into custody after a short resistance. The deputy who shot the victim is on administrative leave.

   A search warrant was issued and the home was then searched and the scene is being processed.

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