Governor: Officers shot in New Jersey standoff

Shooting in Jersey City

Shooting in Jersey City

ABC News reports that 5 people were found dead inside the store, including the two suspects. 'They were shooting like insane about an hour ago. The two suspects allegedly arrived at the supermarket in a U-Haul van dressed in black and carrying long guns.

In 2010, he nabbed a serial robber wanted in two gunpoint robberies - an arrest the police chief said was "urgent to make ... before any victims were harmed". The officer who was shot was rushed to hospital, with an update on their condition not yet given.

The last Jersey City police officer to be killed by gunfire was Melvin Santiago, 23, a rookie officer killed in 2014 by a robber who stole a handgun from a security guard at a 24-hour pharmacy on Communipaw Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.

A police officer has died and three others were injured amid heavy gunfire in Jersey City, N.J., Tuesday, officials confirmed. Police reported that a person appeared to be shot inside the store, near the front entrance.

Jersey City Director of Public Safety James Shea said there was no indication the incident was terror-related. Police said they were confident that the bystanders were shot by the gunmen and not by police.

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The Jersey City School District and other officials said schools in the area had been placed in lockdown. Nonetheless, parents were nervous. I got out of the vehicle and I see cops ducked down, and cops getting out of the way.

Hudson County Sheriff's Department, Jersey City Police, Newark FBI and Newark ATF were reacting to the scene, according to the USA TODAY Network. All the shots started. Shots ringing out were captured on video, showing just how insane the situation really is. It's insane ... Nothing I've ever seen before. "The cops were clearing everyone off the streets". It was like I was in a war zone'. "They told us to stay behind the wall and stay down".

'I can hear the gunshots. Our thoughts & prayers are w/ the victims & their families during this very hard & tragic time. The officer was taken to Jersey City Medical Center with a shoulder injury.

Bernard Kerik headed the New York City Police Department under Mayor Giuliani in the late 1990s, early 2000s.

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