04-14-18 Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

4/16/18 UPDATE:  The decedent has been positively identified as Jose Pietri, age 55, last known address N. Broadway, Pennsville, New Jersey.  A firearm was recovered at the scene in the area of decedent.  The investigation continues.

Anyone with information, may contact Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Keith Kanauss at 856-453-0486 X13611.

Anyone wishing to share information anonymously may do so in one of three ways:  1) by downloading the CCPOTIP App at the Android or iPhone store and choosing the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office; or 2) by submitting an anonymous tip via text to 847411 with CCPOTIP and your tip in the message line; or 3) by going to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Facebook page or webpage (njccpo.org) and submitting a tip to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office.

No additional information will be released until the conclusion of the investigation.


4/14/18 At approximately 9:10 am today, an Officer Involved Shooting occurred in the City of Millville on Holly Berry Lane.   The incident involved one Millville Police Officer and two Winslow Township (Camden County) Police Officers.  The officers were pursuing a suspect in a murder investigation that occurred earlier in the day in Winslow Township.

The suspect was later declared deceased at Inspira Hospital as a result of this incident.  The deceased has yet to be positively identified.  Autopsy is pending.  More information will follow once the deceased has been positively identified.

The matter is being investigated pursuant to New Jersey Attorney General Directive 2006-05 by the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office assisting.