During a three day period, over 13,000 rounds were dispersed by state militia resulting in the death of twenty-three black citizens. A total of twenty-six people lost their lives, eight of those by indiscriminate police fire, as this excerpt from the Lilley Commission report shows.
Governor's Select Commission on Civil Disorder State of New Jersey
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Governor's Select Commission on Civil Disorder State of New Jersey, “Commission Report,” From Rebellion to Review Board, accessed November 30, 2023, http://rebellion2reviewboard.libraries.rutgers.edu/items/show/32.