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Friday, December 28, 2007

[NJ] Officer Mahoney is killed at home by his son

Slaying of officer shocks township
Piscataway man's son is the accused
Star-Ledger
BY SULEMAN DIN AND SHARON ADARLO
Friday, December 28, 2007
A popular Piscataway police officer and community leader was shot and killed early yesterday by his 19-year-old son, who then shot himself to make it look like a home-invasion robbery, Middlesex County authorities said. Jerry Mahoney, 49, who was also vice president of the Piscataway Board of Education, was discovered shortly before 8 a.m., sitting in a living room chair inside his Gib son Street home. The 26-year veteran of the police force had been shot in the face "multiple times" with his own .380-caliber semi-automatic "off-duty" weapon, which was recovered at the scene, Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan said...

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