• Michelle Dawn Mooney

Prosecutor investigating fatal shooting of man by Bridgeton police

The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fatal police shooting. The shooting happened at about 4 p.m. on Fremont Avenue in Bridgeton, Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said. Police were in pursuit when at least one officer fired his gun in the direction of the suspect, according to a preliminary investigation. The black male’s name has not been released pending positive identification, Webb-McRae said.

https://www.breakingac.com/bridgeton-man-identified-as-suspect-killed-by-police/ The investigation is following attorney general guidelines on investigating police use of force, she said. The New Jersey State Police Crime Scene Unit is assisting with the investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Prosecutor’s Office either through the CCPOTIP app, texting tip411 (847411) beginning the text with CCPOTIP or by going on the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Facebook page and clicking “submit a tip.”

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