Man charged with killing woman in South Jersey

HILLSBORO, N.J. (AP) A man is charged with the shooting death of a woman in the South Jersey city of South Jersey after a chase with police.

A law enforcement official told NJ Advance Media the victim was a 24-year-old woman who was taken to the hospital after she was shot in the back.

The official said her name wasn’t released.

South Jersey Police Lt.

Jeff Pecoraro said in a statement that officers responded to a report of a vehicle that had been shot at about 8:30 p.m. on Monday.

The victim was taken into custody, and an investigation is underway.

Pecoraros statement said that the victim’s boyfriend, 24-years-old Derrick Gebhart, was arrested and is facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal mischief.

Police didn’t say whether they believe Gebhardt acted alone in the incident.