Man fatally shot, police officer stabbed in confrontation at Keansburg Pharmacy

New Jersey

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KEANSBURG, N.J. — A confrontation at a pharmacy in New Jersey ended Thursday with a man fatally shot and a police officer stabbed.

Officers responded to the Main Street store around 3:20 p.m. following multiple 911 calls for a robbery in progress, officials said. While there, one officer was stabbed by the suspect.

Multiple officers opened fire, striking the man, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Authorities haven’t disclosed further details on the incident.

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office declined comment on the matter, referring all questions to the state Attorney General’s office, which is the lead agency in shootings involving law enforcement.

The names of the officer and the man who was killed were not disclosed, but no other injuries were reported.

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