State Troopers Shoot Alleged Gunman

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Nov 17, 2013  |  Updated 3:56 PM EDT
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Two people are wounded, including an innocent bystander, after a police stop in Camen, N.J.

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Two people are wounded, including an innocent bystander, after a police stop in Camen, N.J.

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A man is in custody after a police-involved shooting in Camden.

Officials say New Jersey State Troopers pulled an unidentified man over at Marlton Pike and 24th Street in Camden shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday. Police did not specify why the troopers pulled the man over but say it was in relation to an investigation.

Investigators say the man who was pulled over was armed with what appeared to be an assault-type weapon. According to officials, the troopers fired shots at the man though they did not say whether the suspect fired any shots.

The man was struck in the leg and taken to Cooper University Hospital. He was later released and taken into police custody. Police have not yet revealed the specific charges against him.

Police say an innocent bystander was also struck in the leg. They are unsure however whether he was struck by a direct shot, bullet fragment or a ricochet. The man was treated for minor injuries and was later released.

None of the state troopers were injured during the incident.

The shooting is under review by the state Attorney General's office. Stay with NBC10.com for more details on this developing story.
 

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