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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: December 4, 2013
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County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: December 4, 2013
Police shooting under investigation
County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that police are actively
investigating the death of a
Dixon Rodriguez, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, which
occurred shortly after police were dispatched to
A preliminary investigation has shown that two police officers, whose names are being withheld at this time, were speaking to the man when he attacked one of the officers. The man was pronounced dead at 1:50 p.m.
two officers were taken to
Following the shooting, members of the Perth Amboy Police Department contacted the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office, which subsequently notified the state Office of the Attorney General, in accordance with state guidelines.
investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to