VENTNOR, N.J. (CBS) — Officials have identified the man killed in a police-involved shooting in Ventnor last week. Authorities say 30-year-old Amir Johnson, of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was fatally shot by officers during an incident on West End Avenue around 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 6.
Officers from Ventnor and Atlantic City reportedly encountered Johnson walking in and out of a marshy area, holding a broken glass bottle in his hand.READ MORE: Segura 2 HRs, Nola Sharp, Phillies Beat Mets, Win 4th In Row
Police say Johnson advanced on them with the bottle and multiple officers then opened fire.READ MORE: 2 Men Killed, 1 In Critical Condition After Shooting Inside North Philadelphia Deli
The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is investigating the incident.MORE NEWS: Man Shot To Death On Front Porch In North Philadelphia, Police Say