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State AG’s Office releases audio, video from deadly police shooting in Fort Lee

The shooting happened in February 2023. Mohamed Bounaouar died during an encounter with the police.

News 12 Staff

Jan 13, 2024, 1:51 AM

Updated 159 days ago

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The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General has released 911 calls and police body camera video related to a deadly police-involved shooting last February in Fort Lee.
Officials say family members of Mohamed Bounaouar, of Las Vegas, called 911 to report that the 42-year-old was wielding a knife and acting aggressively.
Bounaouar was fatally shot after refusing to follow orders to drop the knife, officials say.
News 12’s Eliecer Marte has a breakdown of the events.


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