LOGAN TOWNSHIP, New Jersey– New Jersey’s attorney general says the armed man who burst into a UPS facility and took two female workers hostage was shot and killed by police after he exited the building with both women.
Gurbir S. Grewal’s office says in a statement the man has been identified as 39-year-old William Owens, of Sicklerville, New Jersey.
He says officers responded to the supply chain processing facility in Logan Township, about 20 miles south of Philadelphia, around 8:45 a.m. Monday over reports of a man with a gun.
He says multiple members of law enforcement fired at the man when he exited the building with the women.
Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says there was apparently a prior relationship between the gunman and one of the women he took hostage.
Local and county authorities have responded to an incident in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Media inquiries should be directed to those entities. #alert
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Police are investigating a reported active shooter incident at a UPS facility in Logan Township, New Jersey. There was no immediate report on injuries or fatalities. https://t.co/VJE53ZPyx0
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