State Police say an officer shot and killed a man during an early morning face -off outside the man’s home in Mantua Township, reports says.
The New Jersey attorney general’s office says two officers arrived at the home Tuesday just after 1:30 a.m. in response to a 911 call.
Preliminary investigation shows one police officer fired his service weapon during the meeting outside the home, striking the man. He was pronounced dead at a hospital about past 3 a.m.
Officials said a .45 caliber handgun was recovered near the unidentified man.