Driver Carjacked in Short Hills, N.J.: Police

The driver was carjacked in the same New Jersey community where a 30-year-old lawyer was killed for his Range Rover last month

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    Police are investigating a carjacking in the same New Jersey community where a lawyer was killed in a carjacking at an upscale mall last month.

    Police say a suspect or suspects approached the driver of a black Porsche Cayenne outside an apartment complex off Morris Turnpike in Short Hills at about 9 p.m. Tuesday. 

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    The victim was forced out of the car but no weapon was shown, according to police. The suspect or suspects fled in the vehicle, which was new and had temporary New Jersey tags. 

    The driver did not suffer serious injuries. Police were expected to release more information Wednesday. 

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    Thirty-year-old Dustin Friedland was fatally shot in the head on Dec. 15 when four men robbed him and his wife of his 2012 Range Rover at Short Hills Mall. 

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    Four men charged in the case have pleaded not guilty to felony murder and other charges. Prosecutors have not said who fired the fatal shot.

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