Man shot by ranger at Ringwood State Park dies

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(04/10/06) MAHWAH ? The New York man shot by a park ranger at Ringwood State Park last weekend died Monday.

Forty-four-year-old Emil Mann was shot by officer Chad Walder on April 1. Mann?s relatives say an altercation between family members and the officer led to the deadly shooting. The family has also stated they were upset Mann didn?t receive medical attention in a more timely manner.

Mann was a Ramapo Mountain Indian from Orange County. Mahwah Police Department Chief James Batelli told attendees at an earlier news conference that the shooting could be referred to a grand jury.

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