RELATED: Developing Story: SWAT Activity in Mt. Ephraim


MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (February 7, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Regarding yesterday's developing story regarding SWAT activity in Mount Ephraim on Tuesday afternoon. According to Camden County Prosecutor Screen Shot 2018-02-07 at 11.46.51Mary Eva Colalillo the incident involved a hostage situation which led to a non-fatal police shooting.

The prosecutor released the following statement:

Preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 12:30 pm Camden County Central Communications received a 911 call from an individual who reported that his daughter had called him and said she was involved in a physical altercation with her boyfriend.  He told dispatchers that the boyfriend, identified as Matthew Barba, 29, of Mt. Ephraim had weapons and threatened to shoot his daughter.