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.READ MORE: Former Aides Karen Hinton, Lindsey Boylan Accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Bullying, Sexual Harassment
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.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed While Attempting To Board School Bus With Brother In Brooklyn
An NYPD spokesman confirms that the officer is assigned to the Brooklyn-based 63rd Precinct detective squad.
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