Toms River Officer Fatally Shoots Man Following Altercation 

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say police in New Jersey have shot and killed a man following a physical altercation.

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says two Toms River police officers were called to an apartment complex Tuesday afternoon to follow up on a report of a person believed to be in need of “professional mental health intervention services.”

The prosecutor’s office says during the course of the officers’ investigation a physical altercation took place and one of the officers shot the 56-year-old man.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released his name.

The investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This m

 

Comments

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Philly

Getaway Guide To Iconic Carousels
Getaway Summer Slopes

Watch & Listen LIVE