Police: Man, 27, shot and killed in Woodbury

- Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Gloucester County late Saturday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., officers responded to East Centre Street in Woodbury, where they found a 27-year-old man who sustained a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim, who police have yet to identify, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Gloucester County Medical Examiner has ruled the manner of death a homicide.

Witnesses tell police that a suspect fled the scene on foot. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Detective John Petroski at 856-498-6238 or Detective Alex Phillips at 609-352-3919. Information can also be emailed to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at tips@co.gloucester.nj.us.

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