Attorney General's Office confirms death in police-involved shooting

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The Attorney General's Office has confirmed a man has died following a police-involved shooting in Passaic.

The shooting happened Thursday around 11:30 p.m. in the area of Myrtle Avenue and Harrison Street.

According to authorities, officers responding to reports of shots fired saw some men on a street and noticed one had a gun.

The shooting occurred a short time later.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The victim's name has not been disclosed.

No officers were injured in the shooting.

Authorities say a handgun was recovered at the scene.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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