A Hackensack NJ man wanted as a suspect in a recent homicide was reportedly killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a standoff with police.
The suspect was a resident of Hackensack, New Jersey. He was wanted as the possible culprit in the shooting death of Jacqueline Dicks, a conductor with the MTA.
According to law enforcement officials, the suspect possibly shot and killed the victim during the late-night hours.
Hackensack NJ detectives investigated the homicide and identified the suspect. Authorities then dispatched a SWAT team to his house on First Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. When police officers and SWAT team members got to the home, the suspect reportedly refused to leave. Moreover, he reportedly barricaded himself inside the residence.
After negotiations with police that lasted hours, the suspect reportedly used a gun to shoot himself. He was later pronounced dead at the scene by medical officials.
Prior to the suspect’s death, detectives with the Hackensack Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office investigated the murder of Dicks.
To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Suspected Killer of MTA Conductor Commits Suicide During N.J. Standoff: Report.”