Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ECPO) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place earlier this morning in the vicinity of Court and 3rd Streets in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
NEW YORK — All nine people injured during a dramatic confrontation between police and a gunman outside the Empire State Building were wounded by gunfire from the two officers, police said Saturday, citing ballistics evidence.
To his coworkers at Exit Realty Gold in Mountain Lakes, Leonardo Parara seemed harmless enough. He helped them with computer troubles, he was knowledgeable about North Jersey real-estate market. He was a snappy dresser who carried a leather briefcase to an from work. So it was unimaginable to them on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 when Parera, 39, of Kearny, walked into the realty offices on Route 46 East, pulled out a semi-automatic Ruger and fired 15 shots into the front-desk receptionist, Christine Capone King, a 47-year-old mother of two.