JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Six people, including a police officer and two gunmen, are dead after shots were fired near a cemetery and later at a kosher supermarket Tuesday in Jersey City, New Jersey, authorities said.
Here are the latest updates:
Update 9:48 a.m. EST Dec. 11: Police have identified the gunmen as David Anderson and Francine Graham, WNBC reported.
Anderson was a follower of the Black Hebrew Israelite movement and a message with religious writings were in the truck he and Graham drove to the scene, WNBC reported.
Officials told WNBC Anderson's social media page had anti-police and anti-Jewish posts on it, but they are not sure if Anderson himself made the posts.
Update 7:12 a.m. EST Dec. 11: In a series of Wednesday morning tweets, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said the two gunmen specifically targeted a kosher market during Tuesday's shooting.
"Last night after extensive review of our CCTV system it has now become clear from the cameras that these two individuals targeted the Kosher grocery location on MLK Dr - the 2 JCPD officers that were on a foot post one block away immediately responded/engaged and prevented the perpetrators from leaving that location and harming any further civilians," the tweets read.
Although there are "no credible further threats from this incident," Fulop added that the city "will be increasing our police presence."
The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office and the Attorney General's Office continue to investigate the case, Fulop said.
Update 6:06 p.m. EST Dec. 10: Six people, including a law enforcement official and three bystanders, were killed in a shootout Tuesday in Jersey City, The Associated Press reported.
Officials said two other officers were injured but were later released from a hospital.
The shoot out started at a cemetery and ended at a kosher supermarket.
Update 4:46 p.m. EST Dec. 10: President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the victims and the families affected by the shootout
Update 4:16 p.m. EST Dec. 10: Multiple people were killed, including a law enforcement official, The Associated Press reported.
Update 2:46 p.m. EST Dec. 10: One officer was shot in the head in an attack that is being described as an ambush, law enforcement officials told WNBC.
There are reports that several officers were shot, but police have only confirmed one officer was injured, PIX reported.
Original story: Details are still being released, but police are looking for at least two men who opened fire from a bodega anytime anyone would get near the business, NJ.com reported.
Multiple media outlets are one officer was injured but there are conflicting reports as to the severity of the injuries.
Area schools are in lockdown, WCBS reported.
Federal authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are on the scene along with SWAT teams from both the Jersey City police and the State Police, The FBI has also responded, WNBC reported.
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