A long statement was released by Atlantic County Prosecutor James P. McClain, following a death in Atlantic City. A police officer shot and injured Derrick Mack, who would succumb to his injuries. According to eyewitnesses, Mack was armed and started a foot chase with police.
McClain said “this investigation is in its early stages and that no conclusions have been reached regarding the reliability of the information gathered thus far and no conclusion has been reached regarding whether the officer involved in the shooting acted lawfully or unlawfully. Such conclusions are only properly made at the end of the investigation after all relevant information has been collected and evaluated.”