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US Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of Jersey City police detective killed in attack

09:50  14 december  2019
09:50  14 december  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation said Friday it would pay off the mortgage of an officer slain in the Jersey City attack this week.

Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals left behind a wife and five children after being gunned down in a cemetery during a shootout Tuesday between police and two suspects that stretched over several hours.

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The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Friday it will pay off the mortgage of the police detective who was gunned down in Jersey City this week. Joseph Seals' mortgage .

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is raising money to pay off the mortgage for the family of Cpl. Jose 'Speedy' Espericueta. The suspect, who had reportedly shot at his mother's car, opened fire when Espericueta approached him and was killed in a shootout with police .

Seals, 40, was among six people who were killed, including three bystanders and two suspects.

After shooting Seals, the suspects gunned down three more people at a Jewish market.

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Officials said the suspects had likely been planning to kill far more people.

"Everything about it is consistent, that they did not intend to harm only four people -- that they had a larger plan," Jersey City Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. “Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do."

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(CNN) As Jersey City , New Jersey , mourns after this week's deadly shooting, a charity has stepped up to help the family of the police officer who was killed . The Tunnel to Towers Foundation says it will pay off the mortgage on Det. Joseph Seals' home. Seals was killed while trying to stop the two

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Authorities said the shootout might have been started by Seals trying to stop an incident involving illegal guns when he was shot down by gunfire that erupted near the cemetery. Seals worked out of the Cease Fire Unit, which is tasked with getting illegal guns off the street.

“He [probably] is responsible for more guns being removed from the streets than any,” Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tweeted. “He was an officer that loved JC [Jersey City], was involved in the city, and one that everyone knew regardless of their precinct.”

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A funeral mass will be held for Seals on Tuesday in Jersey City.

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