NJ Police Officer Arraigned on 13 Counts of Attempted Homicide After 10-Hour Standoff

The officer was arraigned early Monday

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    The off-duty New Jersey police officer arrested at his estranged wife's Philadelphia-area home faces 13 counts of attempted homicide following a 10-hour standoff in which he opened fire with a high-powered rifle. This is raw video from after the standoff.

    The off-duty New Jersey police officer arrested at his estranged wife's Philadelphia-area home faces 13 counts of attempted homicide following a 10-hour standoff in which he opened fire with a high-powered rifle.

    Investigators are still trying to determine exactly what sparked the standoff in Doylestown, Bucks County involving a Clifton Township, N.J. police officer.

    Richard Klementovich, 42, was taken into custody late Sunday night. The standoff started just before 2 p.m. after police were called to the home over a neighborhood dispute.

    Authorities say officers were under fire as soon as they arrived at the home. One officer suffered minor injuries from shrapnel.

    Officials say Klementovich eventually surrendered to negotiators. He was arraigned early Monday on dozens of charges including aggravated assault. Court records don't list an attorney for him.

    The Clifton Police Department said in a statement Monday that it was "shocked and saddened" by what happened with its officer.

    The department said he had been an officer there since 1998 and was a Gulf War veteran and father of two.

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