Jersey City police fatally shoot man after responding to report of shots fired

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Police fatally shoot man in Jersey City
Police officers fatally shot a man in Jersey City late Tuesday night.

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man was fatally shot in an apparent police-involved shooting in Jersey City late Tuesday.

The man was shot near the BP gas station at Communipaw Avenue and West Side Avenue just before midnight.

He was later pronounced dead.

Two police officers were treated at Jersey City Medical Center for minor injuries.

The officers were responding to a report of shots fired.

It is unclear if the man had fired at officers.

The Hudson County Prosecutors Office is investigating.

Local streets were closed in the area.

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