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Pennsylvania Man Fatally Shot By Police In Atlantic County

A police-involved shooting is being investigated in Atlantic County, the state Attorney General said.
A police-involved shooting is being investigated in Atlantic County, the state Attorney General said. Photo Credit: Wikimedia

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said his office is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting in Atlantic County.

Authorities sought he public's help in identifying a man who was shot by multiple police officers from the Ventnor and Atlantic City police departments on Thursday, Grewal said. 

ALSO SEE: Attorney General releases ID of 30-year-old Pennsylvania man shot by multiple police.

Police shot the man near Wellington and West End avenues about 4:30 p.m., authorities said. The victim  was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City where he was pronounced dead about 6 p.m.

No police officer was reported hurt. Investigators did not immediately say what led to the shooting or whether or not the man was armed. 

The Integrity Bureau within the Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability is investigating.

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