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BREAKING: Severe Injuries Reported in Bayonne Police Involved Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Bayonne

Police are reporting severe injuries for a suspect shot by an officer in a section of Bayonne on Monday morning. 

Details and circumstances regarding the incident are developing, but preliminary information says at approximately 6:45 a.m, police responded to a report of a person stabbed in the area of 17 West 1st Street.

When officers arrived, they reportedly encountered a person with a knife inside a home on the third floor which prompted officers to fire their weapons. The victim was struck several times and rushed to Jersey City Medical Center in 'grave' condition.

The suspect was able to stab another person multiple times, but law enforcement officials have not confirmed if the stabbing victim was a police officer.

Police have a crime scene established and the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office has been notified at this time. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.