- Associated Press - Thursday, November 13, 2014

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police shot and killed a man who officials say opened fire on their patrol vehicle in New Jersey’s capital city.

The officers responded to a report of a man with a gun on Wilson Street in Trenton around 7 a.m. Thursday.

Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio says the suspect fired at the officers’ vehicle and the officers returned fire, hitting the suspect.

The suspect died at a hospital. His name has not yet been released.

DeBlasio says the patrol vehicle was hit with bullets.



DeBlasio says the two officers were taken to a hospital for evaluation, but they were not shot. Their names have not been released.

No other details are available.

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