Multiple people have been killed, including a police officer, who was allegedly shot in the head while responding to an active shooter situation in Jersey City, NJ.

CBS News reports – The incident unfolded at two locations on Tuesday. One officer died from their injuries and multiple others were found dead at the scene, Fulop said. Multiple agencies responded to a residential street in the city, which is across the Hudson River from Manhattan.

The sheriff’s department and a number of police, SWAT and ATF officers were on the scene. Police initially said they were searching for two suspects: a male and female.

“Officers have come under attack and we have several wounded. Our hearts are heavy and the violence is not over. We need prayers,” the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association said on Twitter.

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This shocking videos below, reveal the amount of gunfire that took place between law enforcement and the two shooters, who have allegedly been killed.

Another video reveals an incredible amount of gunfire being exchanged.

Snipers were seen on the rooftop near Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City, NJ, where kids are on lockdown. A student posted this video, saying, “I’m scared.”

New Jersey Turnpike exit ramps at Interchange 14B were closed because of the incident. All city schools were placed on lockdown for several hours.

Mayor Fulop said in a news conference that there are “multiple deceased” inside a building. He did not say whether the suspects were counted among the deceased.

There were two incidents at two different locations: one at a cemetery and another inside a deli.

Fulop confirmed the news that one officer was fatally shot, and said that another was shot in the shoulder and is being treated. Two other officers are being treated for shrapnel injuries.

 

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