Prosecutors probe shooting death involving officers

July 14, 2018

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say they are investigating a shooting death involving New Jersey police officers.

The Cumberland County prosecutor’s office says Vineland police officers were dispatched shortly before 11:30 a.m. Saturday after a report of an unknown man acting suspiciously on the front porch of a residence.

Prosecutors say an encounter between the officers and the suspect lasted for several minutes and ended with the person shot and killed. Officials say the person hasn’t been positively identified.

County prosecutors are investigating and asking anyone with information to contact them.

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