Autopsy results released on Dawud Alexander, of Newark, shot and killed by state police in Irvington

Autopsy results have been released on the man who was shot and killed by a state police detective in Irvington Thursday night. The results found

State police are not releasing the names of the officers involved at this time.

State police are not releasing the names of the officers involved at this time. (10/5/13)

IRVINGTON - Autopsy results have been released on the man who was shot and killed by a state police detective in Irvington Thursday night.

The results found that Dawud Alexander died from a gunshot wound to the chest, and that he was shot three times from the front.

Troopers say they shot Alexander because he appeared to point a gun at them.

A gun was recovered at the scene.

Addressing some speculation a gun was planted, the Attorney General's Office stated a gun was found in a location where Alexander could have discarded or dropped it.

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