Middlesex County authorities said Tuesday that Rodney Jencsik, the Woodbridge man who died after being shot by police in a standoff at his mobile home on Monday, pointed a handgun at officers, forcing them to open fire.

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Earlier, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey had only said the 49-year-old Jencsik aimed what appeared to be a gun from the doorway of his home. But NJ.com reports that a subsequent search of Jencsik's trailer uncovered multiple weapons.

Jencsik allegedly fled to the trailer park in the Avenel section of Woodbridge after fatally stabbing Dina Marie Heil, 46, in Old Bridge. One other victim, a 50-year-old male whose name is still being withheld, remains hospitalized.

The attacks may have been the result of a love triangle, according to NJ.com.

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