Kenneth Furr convicted of assault; acquitted on other charges

A jury convicted a D.C. police officer on assault and solicitation of a prostitute but acquitted the officer of assault with intent to kill and several other charges.

Kenneth Furr, 48, was on trial this week for the Aug. 26, 2011 incident. He was accused of trying to solicit a transgender woman and pulled out a gun after the woman refused.

Furr faces up to 10 years in prison on the assault charge and up to 90 days on the prostitution charge.

Alexander Moore, a transgender woman who goes by the name Chloe, testified she was walking near 5th and K Streets last Aug. when she was approached by Furr, who she says was intoxicated.

Moore says Furr continued to stalk her, offering money for sex despite her refusals. She says he stopped when he was confronted by other individuals, some of whom are also transgender.

An arresting officer testified he heard shots and arrived to see Furr, gun in hand, jumping up and down on the hood of a vehicle the victims were in.

According to one witness, Furr was yelling, "All you [expletives] are going to die."