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BREAKING: Police Involved Shooting Under Investigation in Bayonne

By rlsmetro on
Bayonne

There is a heavy police presence in a section of Bayonne as authorities investigate an officer-involved shooting at this time. 

Details regarding exact circumstances from the incident are scarce. According to preliminary reports, a police pursuit of a stolen car ended in an alleged exchange of gunfire in the area of Ingram and East 5th Street shortly before 4:42 a.m. 

Police attempted to pull over a white vehicle on 440 when the driver reportedly sped away and led officers on a 100 mph pursuit. 

Immediately after the car came to rest, the driver bailed from the vehicle and shots were fired.

At least one officer fired his service weapon, but it is not confirmed if the suspect was armed with a gun or fired at officers at this time. 

Police are checking hospitals in the region for victims, but there were no injuries at the scene. No arrests were reported. 

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