A Newark policeman killed his ex-wife and wounded his boyfriend last Sunday night in Morris County before being arrested in his parents' home on Monday morning, the authorities said. John Formismano, a 24-year-old veteran, shot the woman at a home of Mirror Place at Jefferson at about 23:20, officials said on Monday. His wife's name was not immediately available. Her friend's condition is also unknown.
Formismo is detained at his parents' home in Livingston about 2 am, a spokeswoman for Essex County Prosecutor's Office said.
Mike Winslow, who lived in a neighborhood for three years, says he knew the officer lived there, but he did not know him personally. "Everybody talks to their neighbors here," Winslow said. "This is a very quiet community"
Neighbors say they heard what sounded like fireworks at 1
Julie Rivera said she was visiting her friend when the shot sounded.
"We heard three shots," I never heard before, so I think they are fireworks, and then we hear the police, "Rivera said," our phones started to explode, "Lock your doors, there was a shot. (19659003) The public records show that 49-year-old Formismo bought the Mirror House home nearly a decade ago on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Photo: Tony Atrino / NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) "data-sizes =" (min-width: 980px) 539px, (min-width: 600px) 600px, (min-width: 320px) 90vw, 480px "/>  Following at a home in Jefferson, where Newark policemen shot and killed their ex-wife on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Photo: Tony Atrino / NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)