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Investigation Underway for Fort Lee Officer-Involved Shooting

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Fort Lee

By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Bergen County are investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred on Whiteman Street in Fort Lee at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10.

According to Bergen County officials, the shooting involved two agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration during an ongoing DEA investigation.

Authorities say the victim was transported to an area hospital, where he remains stable.

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office was notified but requested that the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office undertake the independent investigation of the shooting. No additional information is available at this time.