Bayonne officer-involved in shooting, police chase

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Police scenes were seen in both Bayonne and Jersey City early Tuesday morning after an officer-involved shooting and police chase in Bayonne, reports said.

The Hudson County prosecutor’s office said they were investigating the officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 4:30 a.m. in Bayonne, in the area of Hobart Avenue and East 5h Street.

AIR11 was first over the scene in Bayonne at about 6:20 a.m. Evidence markers could also be seen on the road.

The Bayonne Police Department earlier confirmed officers were involved in a pursuit and that there was gunfire, however, no further details were released.

AIR11 was later over heavy police activity in the parking lot of the Tropicana plant in Jersey City early Tuesday.

It was not officially confirmed if the two scenes were connected, but Bayonne police were seen assisting Jersey City officers there.