Possible Murder Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Millville

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Cumberland County officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead over the weekend.

According to the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, at around 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 14th, a Millville police officer and two Winslow Township officers fatally shot Jose Pietri, of Pennsville, in the area of Holly Berry Lane in Millville.

Officials say the officers were pursuing Pietri who was believed to be a suspect in a murder investigation.

A firearm was recovered at the scene.

The incident is currently being investigated by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office, the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, and the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.

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