Authorities identify man killed during Deptford gun battle with officer

Authorities say 24-year-old Mitchell Negron died after a gun battle on Friday around 12:30 p.m. that injured Officer Bobby Shisler of Deptford Township.

News 12 Staff

Mar 12, 2023, 9:25 PM

Updated 498 days ago

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Authorities identified on Sunday the man who died after an encounter with police in Deptford.
They say 24-year-old Mitchell Negron died after a gun battle on Friday around 12:30 p.m. that injured Officer Bobby Shisler of Deptford Township.
A GoFundMe page has raised nearly $80,000 as of Sunday for Shisler.
Both Shisler and Negron were shot during a struggle after the officer conducted a pedestrian stop and then chased Negron.
It's unclear why Shisler stopped Negron.
The Attorney General's office provided few specifics as it continues to investigate the incident.


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