MORRISTOWN, NJ - Reports of a police involved shooting, has the New Jersey Attorney General's Office investigating. 

A young man, identified as Tim O'Shea by sources, was shot twice by police on Tuesday afternoon around 4:19pm. Sources indicated that he threatened to take his own life as well as injure his mother when police tried to intervene. According to reports, he was shot twice and then air lifted to Morristown Medical Center.

O'Shea sustained fatal injuries, according to the NJ Attorney General's Office, which is investigating along with the Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability.

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The state Attorney General's Office announced that it is investigating the shooting, as required by law (2019, P.L.2019, c.1, which requires that the Attorney General’s Office conduct investigations of a person’s death that occurs during an encounter with a law enforcement officer acting in the officer’s official capacity or while the decedent is in custody).

The Morris Township and Morris Plains police departments have directed inquires to the Attorney General's Office which is not releasing additional information at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

 

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