Jersey City Active Shooter: Gunshots Send WNBC Crew Running for Cover | NBC New York

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One policeman has actually been fired in the head amid an ongoing energetic shooter scenario at a bodega in Jersey City Tuesday– and also each and every single public college in the city has actually been secured down as numerous SWAT teams respond, according to an elderly law enforcement official as well as local authorities.

The situation is fluid as well as info is creating quickly; one legislation enforcement source described the strike as an “ambush,” as well as said at the very least one man was holed up in a bodega with a long weapon, resources claim. Some sources said a lady was also inside the shop, however her feasible participation in the continuous capturing circumstance wasn’t quickly clear.

Greatly armed regional and also state police officers in SWAT trucks abounded the scene, eluding behind entrances and shop entryways– some also creeping along sidewalks, very closely pushed to the ground– as they zeroed in on the bodega where the suspect was believed to be blockaded. Gunfires– dozens of them, it showed up– remained to pop off throughout the mid-day, based on audio from the scene. The streets in the instant area were entirely empty of what would normally be hefty pedestrian as well as car traffic.