Police are responding to an active shooter situation reported in Jersey City (New Jersey state) on Tuesday, December 10. Two suspects reportedly shot and wounded a police officer at Bay View Cemetery and then fled the scene; at least one suspect remains holed up in a bodega on Martin Luther King Drive and is firing at police as of 14:00 (local time), who have assumed defensive positions in the area.
Martin Luther King Drive has been closed in both directions as police continue to respond to the ongoing incident. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours.
Individuals in Jersey City are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.