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May 23, 2008

Officer dies after shooting himself

By Jim Lockwood

STILLWATER, N.J. — An off-duty longtime Stillwater township police officer died yesterday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said.

Sgt. John Schetting, 45, a township police officer for 13 years, shot himself at his home on Old Schoolhouse Road with a handgun, Sussex County Prosecutor David Weaver said.

Full story: Officer dies after shooting himself

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