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Police shoot armed teenager in Pleasantville, NJ

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

An investigation is underway after Pleasantville, New Jersey police shot and killed a man Monday afternoon.

At 4:20 p.m. officers responded to reports of an armed man making threats outside a home on the 800 block of West Park Avenue.

The man, identified as 19-year-old Alexis Perez, was killed in the confrontation.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says three Pleasantville officers were involved in the shooting.

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