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Man Shoots Self at Police Headquarters, Prosecutor Says

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Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. Credits: Curtis Leeds / TAPinto Flemington-Raritan file photo
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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Officials are investigating the circ­­­­­­umstances that appear to have led a man to shoot himself while in the parking lot of Readington police headquarters.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday evening and Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III said in a press release that it was an attempted suicide.

The man was in a semi-truck when he suffered the self-inflicted gunshot wound, Kearns said. Whitehouse Fire and Rescue Squad responded and the victim was taken to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick for treatment.

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Readington police headquarters in on Route 523, south of Whitehouse Station. It is in a complex that also includes the township’s Municipal Building.

The investigation is ongoing and Kearns said further information will be released later. 

The press release was issued jointly by Kearns, his Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and Readington Township Police Chief Sebastian Donaruma.

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