Suspicious shot during undercover New Jersey – NBC New York

What to know

  • An undercover investigation involving the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ended in a police shot in New Jersey.
  • The shooting took place in the parking lot of a grocery store at around 9 p.m. on Monday.
  • In a statement, Mercer County prosecutors said the preliminary investigation suggests the suspect, a Trenton man in his twenties, got into a vehicle with an undercover officer. “The suspect got involved in an altercation with two federal officials, and at one point an official’s weapon was dismissed,” prosecutors said.

An undercover investigation involving the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ended in a police shot in New Jersey.

The shooting took place in the parking lot of a grocery store at around 9 p.m. on Monday.

In a statement, Mercer County prosecutors said the preliminary investigation suggests the suspect, a Trenton man in his twenties, got into a vehicle with an undercover officer. “The suspect got involved in an altercation with two federal officials, and at one point an official’s weapon was dismissed,” prosecutors said.

The suspect fled on foot and ended up at the Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he was in critical but stable condition following a gunshot wound.

His name was not published.

No other injuries have been reported and no charges have been filed, prosecutors said.

No further information was released.

The shooting was investigated.

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