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East Orange Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man

Authorities are investigating a police shooting that left a man dead in northern New Jersey.

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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says the shooting occurred shortly after East Orange police responded to a reported stabbing in progress on Monday morning.

Murray says responding officers found 32-year-old Karlando Roberts of East Orange stabbing his father-in-law. Murray says officers repeatedly ordered Roberts to drop the knife, and he was shot when he refused to comply with their directives.

Roberts died a short time later at a hospital.

The shooting is under investigation by the prosecutor’s office, which is standard policy in police-involved shootings.

 

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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