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Jersey City shooting affects NJ Transit light rail, buses

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Police in Jersey City (RLS Metro Breaking News)

JERSEY CITY — NJ Transit has adjusted service on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and some bus service because of an ongoing shooting investigation.

A police officer was shot dead and two more cops and a civilian were injured in a shooting early Tuesday afternoon shutting down access to officials said. As many as five more people were found dead in a building, police on the scene said.

Among the affects of the incident on NJ Transit:

  • Hudson-Bergen Light Rail: Bayonne Branch service has resumed in both directions between Liberty State Park with trains bypassing Dansforth Station
  • Hudson-Bergen Light Rail: Limited shuttle bus service between Liberty State Park and West Side Avenue bypassing MLK Station
  • Bus Route 87 is operating a detour in Jersey City

Several roads are closed:

  • Martin Luther King Boulevard is closed between Bayview and Bidwell avenues
  • NJ Turnpike Hudson Bay Extension (I-78) – Exit ramps for #14B (Liberty Science Center) are closed
  • Garfield Avenue closed between Danforth Avenue and Bayview Avenue
  • Bidwell Avenue closed between Garfield Avenue and Bergen Avenue
  • Bergen Avenue closed between Stegman Street and Wilkinson Avenue
  • Bayview Avenue closed between Bergen Avenue and Ocean Avenue

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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