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    Police identify man shot and killed by Newark police - Breaking News From New Jersey - NJ.com

    Police identify man shot and killed by Newark police

    by Sharon Adarlo/The Star-Ledger
    Saturday February 14, 2009, 11:58 AM

    Authorities identified the man who was shot and killed by Newark police Friday night after he brandished a gun at an officer.

    Steven Vierra, 40, Newark, walked up to undercover police, who were at Clinton Place and Weequahic Avenue around 9:30 p.m., and pulled out a gun in an apparent attempt to rob one of the officers, said Paul Loriquet, spokesman for Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

    The officers ordered the man to surrender his weapon, said Newark police Detective Todd McClendon. The man failed to do so, instead raising the handgun and aiming it at one of the officers. Two officers shot Vierra, Loriquet said.

    Vierra was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:03 p.m., Loriquet said. An autopsy is scheduled Sunday.

    None of the officers were injured in the encounter, Loriquet said. Because it was a police-involved shooting, the prosecutor's office is investigating the incident.

    "It's all protocol and they submit everything (information) to a grand jury," said Loriquet.
    BTW -- How could a bad guy have a gun in NJ?

    BTW2 -- Maybe, NJ's anti-gun policy is what made him so dumb.
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    BTW -- How could a bad guy have a gun in NJ?

    BTW2 -- Maybe, NJ's anti-gun policy is what made him so dumb.
    Easy, the idiot politcians in NJ like to blame PA. You'd think we are bringing truckloads of guns across in the dead of night, or those evil greedy gun dealers are selling them to NJ thugs without as much as looking at their drivers license...
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    They are not getting any smarter !!!
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    Funny, this could be the same scenario for a law-abiding citizen... except they're not allowed to protect themselves in NJ.

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    Trying to rob a LEO? Talk about stupidity! It did cost him his life after all.

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    What's the chances of running into an unarmed citizen vs. an armed one .the guy rolled the dice with the odds in his favor but all he got was craps
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