A Lower Twp. man dead after officials say he was shot during an altercation Tuesday.
According to the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, Lower Twp. Police were called to a home Ellery Avenue in the Villas section of the township for a shooting.
Upon arrival police discovered 44-year-old Villas resident Chris Turner was shot and killed.
Reports indicate that Turner was a visitor at the home when he was confronted by the suspect, who was also visiting. The two were involved in a physical altercation which ended when Turner was shot and the suspect fled the scene.
The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office at (609) 465-1135, the Lower Twp. Police Dept. at (609) 886-1619 or Cape May County Crime Stoppers at (609) 465-2800.