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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 8, 2012
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 8, 2012
†Man shot at mall
††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Woodbridge
Police Director Robert Hubner announced that authorities are actively
investigating a fatal police shooting this evening at the
††††††††† Investigators from the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office immediately responded to the scene of the 5:15 p.m. shooting, took control of the scene, and is actively investigating the shooting and the circumstances leading up to the shooting.
The Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office also notified the state Office of the Attorney General, in accordance with state guidelines.
this matter is actively under investigation, the Woodbridge Police Department
preliminarily reported that an off-duty
a brief pursuit, the suspect grabbed a female shopper and threatened her with a
knife, according to the preliminary report by
The woman, whose name is being withheld, was not harmed. The name of the officer is also being withheld at this time.
The Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office is continuing the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3300.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.