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UPDATE: Man Shoots Father-In-Law Dead at Knights of Columbus in Carteret Police say

By rlsmetro on

Police arrested a man accused of fatally shooting his father-in-law at the Knights of Columbus in Carteret.

According to police Douglas Rodriguez, 32, turned himself in and is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center.

Police accused Rodriguez of shooting his father-in-law several times over a dispute Friday night in the parking lot of the Knights of Columbus on High Street in Carteret, according to prosecutors.

Authorities said 49-year-old Roberto Laure-Ano, died at the hospital.

Rodriguez reportedly fled the scene after the shooting, but turned himself in Saturday night.

Police charged Rodriguez with murder in the first degree, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.