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DEVELOPING: Shooting Injures Male in Hackensack


Police have one person in custody after a shooting in Hackensack caused injuries this afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, gunfire rang out in the area of Central Avenue and First Street just before 4:25 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene they found the victim suffering a gunshot wound in his stomach according to reports.

Police officers engage in a brief foot pursuit with the suspect before placing him in custody and confiscated a handgun. Police also arrested a second suspect on Central Avenue.

The extent of the victim’s injuries have only been reported as serious at this time.

Police say the two suspects engaged in physics altercation where a gun wet off and struck a bystander at a convenience store.

Officials say the investigation is active and going.