NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Earlier today, the Middlesex County Prosecutor announced the identity of a man shot yesterday afternoon by city police and the charges against the suspect.

Authorities say that 26-year old male Akeem Williams was walking down Sanford Street past the Anesh Emethe Memorial Temple at 222 Livingston Avenue, when he fired the handgun he was carrying and was gunned down by city police near the interesection of the two streets.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Around 12:30 pm this afternoon, an armed man was shot by New Brunswick Police officers at the corner of Livingston Avenue and Sanford Street.

The suspect, who was carrying a handgun according to police, was shot by local officers in front of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple at 222 Livingston Ave.

The gunman was rushed to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he is being treated and held as a prisoner.