An active shooting situation on Tuesday in New Jersey has left at least two police officers wounded, according to reports.
RLS Media reported that an unknown assailant with a rifle opened fire from a rooftop in Newark. Though the officers’ conditions were not disclosed, one of them was shot in the leg while the other one was shot in the neck.
I am aware of and closely monitoring an unfolding situation in Newark.
I am in touch with local authorities and the State is providing resources as requested. We will continue to support local law enforcement and ensure that all residents are safe.
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) November 1, 2022
WPVI reported that negotiations are ongoing as the suspect is not in custody. However, a high-ranking official told WNBC that the situation is under control and poses no threat to the public.
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