A gunman shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge in New Jersey Esther Salas and also shot and injured her husband Sunday evening at the family home in North Brunswick, New Jersey.
The shootings occurred at the North Brunswick home of US District Judge Esther Salas, and killed her son, Daniel, Chief District Judge Freda Wolfson said. Her husband, defense lawyer Mark Anderl, was injured, Ms Wolfson said.
The gunman posed as a delivery driver. The gunman appeared to be wearing a FedEx uniform, a law enforcement official. It is not yet known whether the gunman was a FedEx employee or someone posing to be an employee. They said Ms Salas was in the basement at the time and wasn’t injured and her husband is recovering from surgery.
Law enforcement said Salas’ son Daniel Anderl, 20, opened the door with his father, Mark Anderl is a criminal defense attorney and former Essex County prosecutor, right behind him.
The door opened to a hail of gunfire and the gunman took heels.
Daniel Anderl was killed in the shooting and his father Mark Anderl, was injured.