6 people including officer killed as gun battle breaks out in Jersey City

by Daniel Payne · Dec 10th, 2019 4:48 pm

Last Updated Dec 10th, 2019 at 9:12 pm

Six people including one police officer have been killed in a massive shootout in Jersey City, New Jersey.

According to three senior law enforcement officials, the deceased officer approached suspects in a homicide investigation and was shot and killed. Two other officers were shot and are expected to survive. The suspects then fled into the Jersey City Kosher Supermarket on Martin Luther King Drive, where the standoff started around 12:30 p.m. and gunfire erupted.

The two suspects as well as multiple others were found dead inside the store.

Numerous videos shared on social media have captured the sounds of gunfire. One video presents the sound of a sustained shootout between police officers and the shooters.

Another video shows further sustained gunfire on a city street.

All schools in Jersey City have been locked down.


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