3 officers hurt in shooting at NJ police station

Posted: 12/28/12 at 8:55 am EST      Last Updated: 12/28/12 at 11:29 am EST

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A man being processed on a domestic violence charge grabbed a gun and shot and injured three officers at a police station in southern New Jersey before he was killed.

It happened at the Gloucester Township police station in Camden County.

Police say gunfire erupted inside the station at about 5:45 a.m. Friday.

As the man was being processed on the complaint, he grabbed a gun and began firing. Three officers were hit before the suspect was shot and killed.

Deputy Police Chief David Harkins says one officer suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was undergoing surgery. Two other officers suffered minor injuries.

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