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$250,000 Bail For Maywood Man Shot By Police In Rochelle Park

Matthew Chaseman Photo Credit: COURTESY: Bergen County Sheriff
The BB gun recovered by police. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Bergen County Prosecutor

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. -- A Maywood man shot by police was ordered held on $250,000 bail under guard at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Matthew Chaseman, 46, was charged with two counts of attempting to cause bodily injury to the two officers who found him after he'd crashed his car outside a Route 17 building that houses the Bergen County Office of Social Services.

He also was charged with weapons possession for a BB gun that Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said had its orange tip painted black.

Chaseman had crashed his car and remained inside when security at the building off the northbound highway called police just before 3:30 a.m.

Two responding officers struck him with shots in the foot, authorities said.

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