NJ officials: Suspect identified in backhoe rampage, fatal police-involved shooting

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VINELAND, New Jersey (WPVI) -- The New Jersey Attorney General's Office has identified the fishy progressive successful a fatal police-involved shooting Saturday successful Vineland.

Officials accidental 20-year-old Joshua Gonzalez of Millville utilized a backhoe to flip aggregate vehicles and ram into homes successful Vineland, New Jersey.

The shooting happened astir 5:30 a.m. successful the Penn Lincoln Mobile Home Park betwixt Brandywine Drive and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Officials accidental Sgt. Louis Platania of the Vineland Police Department fired his work weapon, sidesplitting Gonzalez.

He was pronounced dormant astatine the country astatine 5:48 p.m.

Sometime earlier the fatal shooting, witnesses reported seeing Gonzalez traveling astir the vicinity successful a backhoe.


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Three Vineland constabulary officers sustained insignificant injuries during the incident. They person since been treated and released.

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