Cop kills Georgia man in a Newark cruising area


Prosecutor says officer feared for his life

LGBT groups and ACLU of New Jersey demand an investigation into possible profiling.

DeFarra “Dean” Gaymon, 48, was shot and killed by a sheriff’s officer in a popular men’s cruising area of Newark’s Branch Brook Park on July 16. Gaymon, a respected Atlanta businessman, CEO of the Credit Union of Atlanta and a married father of four. was in New Jersey for a high school reunion in Montclair. His reason for being in the park is unknown.