3 Cops Shot at NJ Police Station

1 officer in surgery, 2 others suffered minor injuries

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2012 8:16 AM CST

(Newser) – Three police officers were shot early this morning, with one seriously injured, inside their Gloucester Township station, reports Fox News. The suspected shooter was shot and killed in the firefight. Officials say a man who had been arrested in a domestic dispute earlier got into a struggle with police around 5:30am and was able to obtain a gun during the fight. One police officer was taken to surgery, and the other two suffered only "very minor" injuries. No details have been released about the shooter yet.

A suspect being arrested for a domestic disturbance got a hold of a gun while struggling with police and shot three officers before being killed.
A suspect being arrested for a domestic disturbance got a hold of a gun while struggling with police and shot three officers before being killed.   (Shutterstock)
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