Armed Beachwood man fatally shot by police officer

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed that a police officer shot and killed a 52-year-old man last night in Beachwood.The incident occurred outside the

BEACHWOOD - The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed that a police officer shot and killed a 52-year-old man last night in Beachwood.

The incident occurred outside the High Velocity Sports Bar at around 11 p.m. on Route 166.

Authorities say the officer was on a routine patrol and spotted Mark Tanouye causing a disturbance.

The officer says the man was wielding a gun and was told repeatedly to drop it. When he did not, the officer fired at him once, fatally injuring him.

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