Officer injured in NJ long branch shooting

Authorities say a Long Branch officer has been injured in an argument stemmed shooting in an area of the city.

Detectives say officers went to serve a warrant at an address on Chelsea Avenue at about 5:50 p.m. Friday. An altercation broke out, which then led to several shots being fired. The officer was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center in a stable condition.

Officers say the suspect has barricaded himself inside an apartment and the SWAT team is responding to sene.

This is a developing story.

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