TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — Police have made arrests in connection to the shooting of a New Jersey State Trooper over the weekend in Salem County. Police say 21-year-old Najzeir Hutchings opened fire, shooting New Jersey State Police Detective Richard Hershey.
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Hershey was shot around 11 p.m. at the Harding Woods Mobile Home Park in Pittsgrove while investigating an earlier home invasion.
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Nineteen-year-old Kareen Warner Jr., and 18-year-old Colby Opperman, both of Bridgeton, were at the scene and are facing weapons charges.
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Five women — 32-year-old Jazmin Valentin, 43-year-old Yomari Lazu, 22-year-old Iramari Lazu, 52-year-old Mayra Roblero, all of Bridgeton; and 39-year-old Maria Betancourt, of Vineland — are facing charges in the home invasion.