Gunfire erupted Friday morning December 28 at Gloucester Twp., N.J. Police Headquarters. (Photo: John Ziomek, (Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier-Post)
Three police officers have been injured -- one in serious condition -- after gunfire erupted early Friday at a New Jersey police headquarters.
WPVI-TV reported that the gunman, a prisoner at the Gloucester Township station, was shot and killed around 5:30 a.m. ET. Two of the officers were being treated for bullet-graze wounds, WPVI reported.
Philadelphia's Fox29 news also reported that the suspected was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire possibly in a stairwell at the rear of the police station.
The circumstances surrounding the exchange of gunfire were not immediately clear.
"Everybody was running up the side here," Sharon Lehner, a nurse who lives next door to the (Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier-Post newspaper. "I saw a paramedic unit and an ambulance come down. I saw a lot of quick action in the ambulance with officers getting into the ambulance and then leaving."
Gloucester Township, which has a population of about 64,000 people, is located about 15 miles southeast of Philadelphia.