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Someone has been arrested for shooting police officers at New Jersey police station. The man opened fire on three officers and is now in police custody. Police are searching for a motive. This kind of violence makes you think that gun control is necessary in our society.
A suspect under arrest was shot and killed inside a police station in New Jersey early Friday after he obtained a weapon and opened fire on three officers, injuring one seriously, according to police officials.
The gunfire erupted at the Gloucester Township police headquarters around 5:30 a.m. ET, according to Deputy Chief David Harkins, the (Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier-Post reported.
Harkins said the unidentified suspect got his hands on a firearm and shot at the three officers.
“The officers returned fire and the suspect is deceased at this time inside the police station,” he said.
One officer was hit and is in stable condition. CBSPhilly reported that the officer was shot just below his bulletproof vest and underwent surgery.
WPVI-TV reported that two other officers were treated for bullet-graze wounds.
CBSPhilly also reported that the suspect had been taken into custody for a domestic violence-related incident.
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