While I’d absolutely love it if all I had to share was good news and incredible destinations in New Jersey, it’s also important to be aware of what’s going on right now in the Garden State. We’re still in the midst of an active shooter situation in Jersey City, following a police shootout with armed suspects. Area residents and employees are still on lockdown, and the details are consistently evolving. Here’s what we know so far.

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To summarize: A law enforcement officer was shot and killed. The suspects fled to a grocery store near Bidwill Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard; a shootout ensued. The suspects, at least three civilians, and one police officer are reported dead. Area schools are on lockdown. This story is still developing.

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