Jersey City officer-involved shooting investigated

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Shooting Response Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Thursday morning, April 29, at the intersection of Bergen and Oxford Avenues in Jersey City.

According to the HCPO, no one was struck or injured during the incident which occurred at approximately  1:10 a.m. when Jersey City police officers attempted to make a motor vehicle stop in the area of Bergen and Oxford Avenues.

During the course of the stop, one of the officers discharged his weapon striking a vehicle.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, including the motor vehicle stop and the officer’s discharging of his service weapon.

As is standard protocol, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office has been notified of the incident and investigation.