Police fire and miss a man allegedly wielding a fake gun

first_imgBAYONNE — Tragedy was averted on the evening of Wednesday, September 12, when a Bayonne police officer fired shots and missed a psychologically distressed 25-year-old man who allegedly pointed a fake gun at him on Avenue F while responding to a report of an “emotionally disturbed person,” according to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. The man was charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and possession of an imitation firearm. The incident is in the early stages of investigation by the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor. ×last_img

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