The day’s political news came to a standstill on Tuesday when gunfire rang out on Jersey City, NJ streets.
Various videos and information poured onto Twitter claiming at least one officer was shot in the head when two gunmen (one reportedly may be a woman) began to fire indiscriminately from a nearby bodega.
**Warning for intense footage and language:
— NYC Blue Lives Photographer (@bluelivesphoto) December 10, 2019
CBS news anchor gave an update on the man and woman suspects.
Jersey City, NJ shooting latest:
— Active shooting situation.
— Hunt for male + female suspect.
— 1 officer wounded. Condition unknown.
— Swat, ATF, + NJ Transit police on scene.
— NJ Turnpike Exit 14B closed.
More on #CBSN + CBSN-NY
— Reena Ninan (@reenaninan) December 10, 2019
There was a media presence, even though they were reportedly told to leave the area. Local residents also recorded the scene as people were told to remain indoors.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) December 10, 2019
WATCH: Heavy gunfire heard as police respond to active shooter in Jersey City; multiple victims; scene still active pic.twitter.com/rKx9VHR4HC
— BNO News (@BNONews) December 10, 2019
Fox News Channel’s Harris Faulkner reported a suspicious ‘coffee pot’ was seen where the suspects were reportedly barricaded. The item may be an “IED” and improvised explosive device. SWAT armored vehicles also arrived at the scene.
— הפטיש הישראלי The Israelie Hammer (@MosheBenmichae1) December 10, 2019
The scene is near the Bay View Cemetery and remains an active situation.
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