Shot NJ Officer Released From Hospital

Sgt Jim Garber greets his wife after his release from the hospital

Sgt Jim Garber greets his wife after his release from the hospital

Sgt Jim Garber the most severely injured of 3 shot officers in the Gloucester, NJ police station shooting has been released from the hospital.  The shooting occurred when during the processing of the arrested subject, identified as Eddie Jones III, overpowered rookie Officer Ruth Burns after she took off his handcuffs and got her gun.  Sgts Kevin Thyne and James Garber heard the struggle and went to help Burns.  Jones then began shooting at the three officers.  Thyne and Garber returned fire killing Jones.  For up-to-date news accounts of this story, videos, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:

12/31/2012 – N.J. officer shot in police station returns home

12/31/2012 – Wounded Gloucester Twp. Sgt. James Garber released from hospital

12/28/2012 – Additional details in Gloucester Township police shooting

12/28/2012 – 3 officers shot at police station, expected to recover

12/28/2012 – Man killed after injuring 3 officers in shooting at South Jersey police station

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