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††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* †† ††††††Date: October 23, 2009





New Brunswick man dies in apparent shooting



Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced that a 30-year-old man died after apparently being shot in New Brunswick early this morning.


After receiving a 911 call at 5:07 a.m., police found Anthony Filardi of New Brunswick on the sidewalk on Lee Avenue, midway between Seaman and Handy streets.


He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where he was pronounced dead at 6:34 a.m.

An autopsy was being performed today by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office, but the results were not immediately available.


New Brunswick police and the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office are actively investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Ronoldy Martinez of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5200, or Investigator Eleazar Ricardo at (732) 745-4239.