UPDATE: 6 dead, including officer, suspects, in Jersey City shooting

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. — UPDATE 5:02 PM: Authorities say six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, have been killed in a furious gunbattle that filled the streets of Jersey City, New Jersey, with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours. The dead include two suspects. Police Chief Michael Kelly is not saying exactly what set off the shooting Tuesday but that he believes the officer who was killed was trying to stop some “bad guys.”

UPDATE 2:44 PM: Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said one officer is dead and three others were injured in an active shooter incident that took place in two separate locations.

Fulop also said multiple people were deceased inside a building where one of the shootings took place.

One officer was shot and two others have shrapnel injuries.

An official said there was nothing to indicate this was terrorism-related.

UPDATE 2:33 PM: One officer has been killed and two others were shot. A civilian was also shot.

Police are still looking for a man and a woman who they say are the two shooters.

UPDATE 1:45 PM: New Jersey’s governor says police officers have been shot in the Jersey City standoff. Sporadic, heavy gunfire has been reported. SWAT teams and federal agents have responded to the scene Tuesday, and police have blocked off a major thoroughfare. Loud volleys of gunfire could be heard at regular intervals but subsided around 2 p.m. Video shows a line of police officers armed with weapons pointed in several directions walking down the sidewalk. The area has a Catholic school, convenience stores, a kosher supermarket and a hair stylist. Phones rang unanswered at several businesses. The Catholic parish, Sacred Heart, has closed, and no one answered at its associated school.

UPDATE: An active shooter has been reported in Jersey City.

A police officer has been shot, according to New Jersey State Police. The officer’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

The incident is still developing and shots were reported being fired in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Drive and Bayview Avenue.

Authorities are searching for two shooters, one man and one woman.

The incident is still developing and shots were reported being fired in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Drive and Bayview Avenue.

Authorities are searching for two shooters, one man and one woman.

The New Jersey State PBA has tweeted out a request for prayers right now for Jersey City officers.

Original story

At least one police officer has been shot while responding to a possible active shooter situation in Jersey City, CBS New York reports.

There are reports that possibly multiple people are firing at police from a building.

Schools in the area are on lockdown as additional police respond to an area near Martin Luther King Drive and Bayview Avenue.

One business owner told CBS New York he heard more than a hundred gunshots. He said police told him to seek shelter because the shooters had high-powered rifles capable of firing across a long distance.

CBS New York reports police are looking for two shooters, a man and a woman.

This is a developing story.

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