Cleveland - Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley has announced that 42-year-old Darryl Borden has been indicted on charges for shooting a Cleveland Division of Police officer.
“This individual’s lawless actions nearly resulted in the death of this dedicated police officer,” said Prosecutor O’Malley.“We continue to wish Officer Kilnapp a speedy recovery.”
Borden has been indicted on the following charges:
·Two counts of Attempted Murder
·Three counts of Felonious Assault
·One count of Having Weapons Under Disability
On July 20th, 2020, Borden threatened a female, 45, with a firearm inside a Cleveland residence on East 81st Street near Euclid Avenue. The female ran outside and called police after Borden fired a shot into a bedroom floor.
CDP Officer Kilnapp and another officer responded and encountered Borden hiding in a bathroom. He fired multiple shots at officers striking Officer Kilnapp. The officers returned fire and ran outside for safety.
Cleveland Emergency Medical Services transported the wounded officer to a nearby hospital where she was treated for her injuries. Additional CDP officers, along with SWAT team members, responded to the scene and arrested Borden after a standoff.
He was transported to the Cuyahoga County Jail where he is being held on $500,000 bond.
Borden is scheduled to be arraigned at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center on Tuesday, August 4th at 8:30 a.m.
Photo courtesy of The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
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