Local/State

Off-duty corrections officer killed in Trenton

Monday, November 12, 2012

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an off-duty New Jersey corrections officer.

The shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Sunday at a banquet hall located on Morris Avenue in Trenton, New Jersey.

According to investigators, 26-year-old Carl Batie had rented the hall out as a night club, and was on the second floor of the building when shots rang out.

Batie was pronounced dead a short time later.

No one else was injured in the shooting.

Police are not sure if Batie was targeted.

So far, no arrests have been made.

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