EDISON – A Rahway man was charged with attempted murder for a shooting that involved multiple police officers, Middlesex County authorities said on Sunday.

The suspect, Randy R. Jackson, 23, faces four counts of first-degree attempted murder, among other charges following his arrest on Sept. 26.

According to information from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Edison police responded to a dispute at the Mr. Tire at 280 US Route 1.

Police interacted with Jackson, the report said, who then allegedly fled to an Open Road Mini-Cooper of Edison parking lot where he fired two shots at police.

Police chased Jackson on foot into a nearby neighborhood, where Jackson allegedly fire additional shots at police. Officers returned fire before they were able to arrest Jackson.

There were no injuries reported. Anyone with information is asked to call Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Erik Larsen at 732-745-3263.

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Christopher Lang is a freelance correspondent for MonroeNow. Previously he was part of The Record-USA Today Network and served as an editor for a decade at NJMG.

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