Prosecutor: Police fatally shoot man who stabbed 3 in North Bergen

NORTH BERGEN, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities say police shot and killed a suspect who stabbed three people in New Jersey early Monday.

Police responded to a home at 1603 Union Turnpike just off Bergen Turnpike in North Bergen.

Neighbors said they called 911 at about 3 a.m. after seeing a fight at the home.

One man said the suspect ran right past at him as he was coming home.

"I heard women screaming so loud and then the police came right away. Then we heard the shots," said George Guamaa.

The screams came from two women and a man who were being stabbed.

"We were hearing two people fighting outside and then the police came, and we heard the police officer say 'drop it, drop it'", said a neighbor.

Police responded immediately. One officer fired at the suspect, killing him.

The stabbing victims, women ages 31 and 34, along with a 32-year-old man, were taken to Jersey City Medical Center.

Their conditions are not yet known. No officers were injured, police say.

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office is investigating.
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