Prosecutor: Man shot dead by Atlantic City police after officer stabbed

June 23, 2018

By Staff

A man was shot dead in Atlantic City Friday night by a police officer he had allegedly stabbed during an investigation of an unrelated hit-and-run accident, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office said.

According to a statement issued Saturday by the Prosecutor’s Office, police were investigating a crash on the 600 block of North Kentucky Avenue when Timothy Deal, 32, of Atlantic City, approached around 6:30 p.m. and, without provocation, stabbed an officer in the torso with a knife.

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