TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey attorney general’s office released new video Monday showing troopers fatally shooting a Pennsylvania man while he was pulled over in his car in a ditch.
Troopers shot 34-year-old Timothy Parks of Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, minutes after they responded.
Footage shows Parks took a swig of a drink, puffed on a cigarette and did not respond audibly to the troopers.
The attorney general’s office said Parks then shot a dog in the car and troopers opened fire, hitting him.
The shooting happened after 1:30 a.m. in early November in Knowlton Township.
Authorities met with Parks’ family Monday to review the recordings.
Contact information for his family was not immediately available.
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