By Kristen Johanson

NEW JERSEY (CBS) — New Jersey’s Attorney General office has released their findings on a fatal police involved shooting in 2016 Atlantic County.

Last October, a Ventnor man was shot and killed by police during a domestic violence call, and authorities say this it was a justified use of force.

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Police Shoot, Kill Man Following Barricade Situation In Ventnor

It was October 3rd, 2016. Police were called to a home on Burghley Street in Ventnor for a man shooting a gun inside his parent’s house.

Both Ventnor officers and the Atlantic City Emergency Response Team arrived, and they say they tried to talk down the man, 49-year-old John Fetter, but he kept firing his weapon.

Eventually, they say, Fetter emerged, pointing the rifle at the officers who then fired 10 bullets into his body.

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Fetter was pronounced dead on scene, and an investigation was turned over to the state’s Criminal Justice division.

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Authorities say they found no wrong-doing on the part of police, and say quote:

“Facts and circumstances reasonably led the officers to believe their actions were immediately necessary to protect themselves and their fellow officers.”

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Investigators says the cops followed protocol and did not use excessive force.