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Deadly shooting at NJ gas station

February 22, 2009 6:04:48 PM PST
Police are investigating a murder at a gas station in Essex County. Verona Police responded to a panic alarm signal at 5:00 Sunday evening at a Sunoco gas station located at 195 Pompton Ave.

Investigators discovered the body of a gas station attendant in the office.

The victim had suffered a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Police are not releasing the identity of the victim pending notification of family.

Detectives are urging anyone with any information about this incident to contact the Verona Police Department at (973) 239-5000 or the Essex County Prosecutor's Homicide Squad at 1-877-TIPS - 4 - EC.


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