Updated: Three Officers Shot at Gloucester Township Police Station
Gunfire erupted early this morning at police headquarters. Three officers were shot, and a gunman was killed.
SOUTH JERSEY -- Update, 9:30 a.m. 12/27/12:
The injuries to the three officers shot early Friday morning at Gloucester Township police headquarters are not life-threatening, a spokesman for the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said.
"They are going to be OK," said Capt. Mark Nicholas of the prosecutor's office.
Nicholas confirmed that three officers were injured and the shooter was killed during the incident, which happened around 5:45 a.m. at the municipal complex on Chews Landing Road.
Reports indicate a police sergeant was shot twice, and that he was rushed to the Trauma Center at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. The other two officers were grazed by bullets, according to reports.
Authorities will release more details about the incident at a press conference Friday afternoon.
Click on the NBC10 Philadelphia video above to watch Gloucester Township Police Deputy Chief David Harkins describe the incident.
Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer at 11:40 a.m. Friday issued an audio statement about the shooting.
For the latest update on the shooting at Gloucester Township police station, go to Prisoner Disarms Gloucester Twp. Cop, Shoots and Injures 3 Officers.
Reports indicate a police sergeant was shot twice, and that he has been taken to the Trauma Center at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. The extent of the injuries to the two other officers was not immediately known.
NBC10 reports the gunman was killed in the incident, which happened about 5:45 a.m.