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State Grand Jury Declines to Criminally Charge Fort Lee Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

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Fort lee NJ, a state grand jury has voted not to file any criminal charges at the conclusion of its deliberations on June 17, 2024 regarding the death of Mohamed Bounaouar, 42, of Las Vegas, Nevada, who was fatally shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey, after an encounter with members of the Fort Lee Police Department on February 4, 2023.

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Bergen County Prosecutor Comments on Shooting at Wilde Memorial Park in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information on the Tuesday evening, shooting at Wilde Memorial Park in Glen Rock.

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Two Charged in Fort Lee Shooting

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Fort Lee NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of LUIS VILLAO-HARO (DOB: 10/23/1999) and ABDUL JIMENEZ-VERA (DOB: 9/22/2001), both of 642 Faile Street, Bronx, NY on charges related to a shooting in Fort Lee, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief of Detectives Matthew Finck and the Fort Lee Police Department under the direction of Chief Matthew Hintze.

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Englewood Killer Gets Life For Shooting Rapper, Then Left Burned Body In an SUV in Paramus

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Englewood NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that on September 15, 2023, RANDY MANNING formerly of Englewood, NJ was sentenced to a term of life imprisonment in New Jersey State Prison after being convicted of murder, arson, desecration of human remains, and weapons offenses in connection with the death of Rhian Stoute in August 2011.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department are Investigating a Shooting at CareOne Wellington

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Hackensack NJ, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Hackensack Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred on Union Street in Hackensack on Saturday, July 15, 2023. At approximately 8:51 a.m., the Hackensack Police Department responded to a 911 call from CareOne Wellington. Responding officers found 72-year-old Patricia Zaccario and 75-year-old Michael Zaccario (both of Wood-Ridge) deceased with apparent gunshot wounds.

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Arrest made in shooting death of Sayreville Councilwoman

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Sayreville NJ, an arrest has been made in the killing of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour. The Middlesex County African American Republican councilwoman was shot and killed in her car on Samuel Circle in Sayreville, by someone she knew from church.

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Shooting in Hackensack Leaves One Dead

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Hackensack NJ, one person was killed and another injured in a Saturday early evening shooting in Hackensack, officials said. According to  the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office the two men were shot near Essex and Lehigh streets at around 5 p.m. Both were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center where one was pronounced dead. The other victim had non-life threatening injuries.

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Cresskill Shooting Leaves Man Hospitalized

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Cresskill NJ,  according to the Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella , a man was hospitalized after being found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting that occurred at 8 p.m. on Thursday at 10 Center Street in Cresskill.

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Shooting Investigation in Hackensack

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Hackensack NJ, Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information on the shooting that occurred at 789 Main Street in Hackensack on Sunday evening .

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New Jersey State Police Respond to a Shooting Incident at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford

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East Rutherford NJ, yesterday evening, the New Jersey State Police responded to a shooting incident that occurred at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, Bergen County.

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Hunting Tips: How to Improve Your Aim from Any Distance

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Improving your aim over longer distances has its set of advantages, especially when you are out hunting. This isn’t something you want to miss out on as you will have a better chance of hunting. And there are several ways that you can use to improve your aim. 

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Englewood Police Department Investigates Possible Shooting Incident

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Englewood NJ,  several area residents called 9-1-1 reporting what sounded like a series of gunshots. At this time there are no known victims or damage to property. A request was made to our local residents in that area earlier today through our partnership with Ring’s “Neighbors Public Safety Service.” Link as follows:

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NJ State Police Arrest Three Men Who Shot Motorcycle Rider on Interstate 287

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Bridgewater Township NJ, The New Jersey State Police have arrested Matthew Plaza, 32, of Allentown, PA, Luis Velez, 37, of Bethlehem, PA, and Raymond Bethancourt, 35, of Shillington, PA for allegedly shooting a motorcycle rider during a verbal altercation on Interstate 287 in Somerset County.

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NJ State Police : 2 people killed in Meadowland Racetrack shooting

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East Rutherford NJ, NJ State Police report that two people were fatally shot in the parking lot of Meadowlands Racetrack on Route 120  in East Rutherford late Sunday.  Officials say one of the victims died at the scene and the other at the hospital.
New Jersey State Police say four people are in custody in connection to the incident.

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Man Suffers Gun Shot Wound in Shooting at Fort Lee Holiday Inn

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Fort Lee NJ, Fort Lee Police and personnel from various County of Bergen law enforcement agencies investigated a Thursday afternoon, 09/24, shooting that took place shortly after 3:15 PM at the Holiday Inn of Fort Lee, 2339 Route 4 East, Fort Lee. One (1) adult male victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. He was reportedly conscious and alert when police arrived at the scene, but was suffering from a gunshot wound/s that was/were not self-inflicted. Police were searching for a dark-colored sedan or coupe with heavily tinted windows, occupied by four (4) unidentified adult males.

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