†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office

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††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: January 31, 2012

 

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Shooting under investigation

 

††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced that the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office is actively investigating a New Brunswick Police Department shooting in which a man was wounded this evening.

 

New Brunswick police preliminarily reported that two city police officers, whose names are being withheld at this time, were on routine patrol when they came upon the scene of an altercation at the corner of Remsen Avenue and Seaman Street in New Brunswick at 6:14 p.m.

 

The New Brunswick Police Department further reported that one of the individuals was believed to have had a gun and was believed to have fired shots. The officers then fired shots and wounded the man, who was rushed to a hospital where he is being treated at this time.

 

The investigation by the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office is continuing. Further information will be released as it becomes available.