NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man on a northern New Jersey street.
The shooting in Passaic happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
Authorities say officers responding to reports of shots fired saw some men on a street and noticed one had a gun. The shooting occurred a short time later, but further details have not been released.
The wounded man was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later. His name has not been disclosed.
No officers were injured in the shooting.
Authorities say a handgun was recovered at the scene.
The shooting will be investigated by the state attorney general's shooting response task force. The office investigates incidents in which people die during encounters with police or while they are in custody.