Two people were shot this afternoon in the vicinity of Crescent Avenue and Harmon Street in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood.
One of the victims was shot in the ankle and the other in the leg. They were taken to Jersey City Medical Center. One is in stable condition.
The police are reporting that the shooting may relate to a dispute between different neighborhood groups and that there is the “potential for further violence.”
Police are on the lookout for an armed male described as Black, wearing all black clothing and black and white sneakers.
Lincoln High School has been temporarily locked down.
Police are currently conducting an investigation at two separate crime scenes.
Updates to follow.