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New Jersey cop shot dead in personal vehicle in Sayreville

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Updated: Monday, March 21, 2016, 9:46 AM

A New Jersey police officer may have been investigating a report of a suspicious person when he was fatally shot.Dreamstime

A New Jersey police officer was fatally shot Monday morning, according to an NBC 4 New York report.

The Sayreville police officer was sitting in his car near the Amboy Cinemas off the Garden State Parkway in Sayreville, according to the report.

The officer was apparently in his personal vehicle but may have been probing a report of a suspicious person when he was attacked, according to NBC.

It was not immediately clear what spurred the shooting.

The Sayreville Police Department could not immediately be reached for comment. The New Jersey State Police did not immediately comment.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

rsit@nydailynews.com


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