Incident

7-29-2016 New Jersey Bridgeton (Upper Deerfield Twp) 2-0

Location

July 29, 2016

300 block of Centerton Rd
Bridgeton (Upper Deerfield Twp), New Jersey
Geolocation: 39.4884, -75.1909

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gerald Sykes
  • Age: 76
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Trooper
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Mistaken ID (thought it was an intruder/threat, was friend/family)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Bystander shot
  • Shootout (where VENN diagram of shooters and victims overlap)

Notes

police shoot man at his home, wrong address, man shot back, exchange of gunfire, homeowner with shotgun, 2/11/17 UPDATE troopers found justified.

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: Shotgun
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 38 Spl
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 3
State House District: 3