Wounded NJ officers still 'critical'

5 officers shot; 2 suspects killed in NJ
July 18, 2009 4:45:46 PM PDT
Law enforcement authorities maintained a vigil Saturday at a northern New Jersey hospital, closely monitoring the status of two critically wounded Jersey City police officers. Marc DiNardo and Michael Camacho were among several officers wounded Thursday in a wild shootout that left two armed robbery suspects dead.

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    Authorities say the officers were shot by Hassan Shakur, who opened fire with a tactical shotgun from 5 feet away as his apartment door was smashed open by a police battering ram. Both DiNardo and Camacho remained in critical but stable condition at Jersey City Medical Center on Saturday afternoon.

    Shakur, 32, and Amanda Anderson, 22, were pronounced dead at the scene Thursday.

    They had been wanted in connection with a June 18 armed robbery in Jersey City, where a man was shot in the stomach with the same shotgun, and also were suspected of a similar robbery in South Carolina.

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