††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News
Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 3, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: March 3, 2014
Bystander wounded; one killed in shooting
Fuqua, 30, of
The results of an autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office were not immediately available.
wounded were the bystander, identified as a 34-year-old city resident, and a
has been set at $500,000 for Christian A. Peguero (DOB 8/28/88) of the Monmouth Junction section of
The bystander, who was in a parked minivan when he was wounded, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and was released after he was treated for a gunshot wound to his left arm.
††††††††† Fuqua was shot when an undisclosed number of men opened fire and fled in a vehicle at 3:25 p.m.
investigation by Detective Brandt Gregus of the New Brunswick Police Department
The investigation further determined that Fuqua was the intended target of the shooting, which was not a random act.
Fuqua, who was found on his front steps, was armed with a handgun, but it appeared that the weapon had not been fired.
It also was noted that the house where Fuqua resided has been the scene of prior police investigations.
investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to
call Detective Gregus of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-4217,
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges filed against Peguero are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.