A Pleasantville man is dead, after being shot yesterday afternoon by three police officers.

The Press of Atlantic City is reporting that Yamil Perez,19, was shot by officers during a confrontation at 4:20 p.m. outside his home on  West Park Avenue. Perez was shot multiple times and died at the scene.

Police say Perez was making threats of using violence and was armed with a knife.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office is investigating.