Cops: driver shot by police had BB gun
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Police in suburban New Jersey say they shot a man early Monday morning. Matthew Chaseman,46, of Maywood, was shot by Rochelle Park Police at about 3:30 a.m. on Route 17.
Chaseman suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was struck in the leg and taken to Hackensack University Medical Center.
Police were called after Chaseman had crashed his vehicle and remained in the car. The Bergen County prosecutor says a BB gun with the orange tip painted over was found in the vehicle.
An investigation was underway.
Two police officers were involved and were not injured.