CAMDEN, N.J. (WTXF) - The man shot by a police officer during a domestic incident in Camden last Wednesday has died.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office announced the armed suspect, Jose A. Fernandez-Ventura, 38 of Camden, died of his injuries on Sunday.
Camden County police had responded to a call for a domestic incident involving an armed man on the 2700 block of Federal Street, at about midday.
According to investigators, officers found Fernandez-Ventura and opened fire as he approached a woman inside the home.
She was taken to the hospital.
The officer was not hurt, but was placed on administrative leave pending an ongoing investigation.
Fernandez-Ventura had been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.