Officials: Pemberton man identified in deadly police-involved shooting

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Officials say a Pemberton man armed with a blade was shot and killed by a police officer Friday night.

Police have identified the man as Whitney Rivera.

MORE: Officials: 1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Pemberton

The Attorney General's office says police responded to an altercation at Rivera's home.

A state task force is investigating the incident.

 

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