TROOPERS SENT TO WRONG HOUSE, EXCHANGE GUNFIRE WITH MAN

New Jersey State Troopers were sent to the wrong home during a 911 call and wound up shooting a 76 year old occupant of a residence in Upper Deerfield Township.  The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is investigating the shooting of 76 year-old Gerald Sykes who fired a shotgun through a sliding glass door at police who were responded to the call.  Troopers returned fire and shot Sykes multiple times; he was listed in critical condition at Cooper Hospital.  State Police say they were sent to the wrong home by the 911 call which led to the accidental shooting.

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