Atlantic County

Police Officer Shoots, Kills Person in Atlantic County

The shooting happened Monday afternoon in Buena Vista Township

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Editor's Note April 6, 2021, 1:07 p.m.: The New Jersey Attorney General's Office revealed details about the incident, including that the man who was shot had stolen a police car after a previous crash.

A police officer shot and killed a person in Buena Vista Township in New Jersey Monday afternoon.

Few details of the incident are available yet, including which police department the officer works for. The shooting happened on Oak Road, which was closed during the investigation.

Neighbors said they saw a confrontation involving the man and police before the shooting.

SkyForce10 showed police cars inspecting the scene.

The New Jersey Attorney General's office is investigating.

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