Police capture suspect in killing of N.J. officer
The Associated Press
Authorities have captured a 19-year-old gang member accused in the shotgun slaying of an Orange city police officer.
Detective Kieran T. Shields, 32, was killed at about 11:30 p.m. yesterday by at least one shotgun blast, said Loriquet.
"The perpetrator was on a porch and shot down on the officer, wounding him on the collarbone-neck area,'' Loriquet said.
He did not have details of the arrest.
Accused is Raynard Brown, a 5-foot-7, 150-pound man who has a cross tattooed on his left cheekbone, Loriquet said. He said Brown is associated with the Bloods street gang.
Shields was pronounced dead shortly before midnight yesterday at University Hospital in Newark.
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