Just a couple of days before the New Year, police in New Jersey shot and killed a 36-year-old father during a routine traffic stop in Bridgeton.
The man, identified as Jerame Reid, was a passenger in a Jaguar police pulled over around 9:20 p.m. on Dec. 30. Investigators have revealed few details about the shooting or the traffic stop, but witnesses say Reid had his hands in the air when he was fatally shot.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but later died.
Tahli Dawkins, who was taking out his recycling at the time of the shooting, told NBC10 he witnessed the incident.
“He had nothing in his hands,” Dawkins said. “He had his hands up trying to get out of the car, one on the door was getting out like this and he just started shooting him.”
Another witness told reporters that Reid was unarmed when he was shot…
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