Three months and several surgeries later, the officer relives the gun battle that almost killed him.
OAK CREEK, Wis. –When bullets, blood and terror came to the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on that Sunday morning, Aug. 5, Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy would not give in. In the middle of a gun battle that raged for about two minutes, he found himself wedged beneath a car as the gunman reloaded. And he thought to himself: “I’m not going out like this. I’m not going out in a parking lot.”