2 People Shot This Afternoon in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette Neighborhood

The Jersey City Times is reporting that two people were shot this afternoon near Crescent Avenue and Harmon Street in the Bergen-Lafayette section.  Hudson TV is awaiting a response to an email sent to a Jersey City spokesperson for additional details.

According to the Jersey City Times article, one person was shot in the leg, while the other was shot in the ankle.  Both victims were taken to the Jersey City Medical Center.  One is listed in stable condition.  There’s no word on the condition of the second person.

Lincoln High School was reportedly placed on lockdown as police were searching for an armed, black male wearing black clothing and black and white sneakers.  The article reported that the shooting “may be related to a dispute between different neighborhood groups and that there is the “potential for further violence.”

This story will be updated as further information becomes available.