Man Accused Of Shooting Off-Duty NYPD Detective In Manalapan Surrenders
MANALAPAN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Authorities in New Jersey said a man suspected of shooting and wounding an off-duty NYPD detective in Manalapan has surrendered.
Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni told the Asbury Park Press that after a 20-hour manhunt, Robert Dunbar of Staten Island turned himself in late on Saturday night. He faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose.
The prosecutor said Dunbar was taken to Monmouth County Correctional Institute in Freehold Township, with bail set at $500,000. There’s no immediate word on whether he has an attorney.
The shooting happened on Friday night at a Manalapan home. Authorities haven’t released the NYPD officer’s name or said why he was at the house.
An NYPD spokesman confirms that the officer is assigned to the Brooklyn-based 63rd Precinct detective squad.
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