BREAKING: Active Shooter Situation in Jersey City, Sources Say One location is a Jewish grocery store

JBN – Two gunmen are firing upon police and people from a building on Martin Luther King Drive near Bidwell Avenue, injuring at least one police officer Tuesday afternoon.

Police said in radio transmission that the the gunmen are shooting at anyone they see on the street, and has fired at the Sacred Heart School.

One police officer heard in a radio transmission said that every time a police officer moves toward the shooter, gunfire comes from a window at them.

Martin Luther King Drive has been cleared of people, police said.

The storefront has been identified by police as 223 MLK Drive, which police described as a bodega.

The two gunmen arrived in the area in a U-Haul van, each carrying long guns into the bodega, police said in radio transmissions.

At 12:51 p.m., police reported that a person appeared to be shot inside the store, near the front entrance.

Police are responding to an active shooter situation in Jersey City, Hudson County law enforcement sources say.

Sources say one individual, apparently with a long gun, is firing from a bodega.

The county’s SWAT team is responding, sources added.

Update: There is one Jewish patient with stable gunshot wounds transported by EMS; unknown if more at this time.


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