Jersey City Cop, Working With U.S. Marshals, Shot During Investigation In Elizabeth

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Jersey City Police officer, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service, was wounded during an investigation just after 10 p.m. Thursday in Elizabeth, officials said.

Officer Jesse Soto accidentally shot himself in the abdomen while trying to help track down a carjacking suspect, CBS 2 reports.

Soto was transported to University Hospital and was said to be in stable condition.

  • Sheriff

    it happens, and hurts.

  • Bullett

    Sounds like a rookie cop who needs more gun training at the pistol range.Remind me not to call this cop in need of trouble. He just might end up shooting and innocent bystander, or, maybe (God forbid) even me!

  • Santa Claus

    I’ll bet that the perp likes tacos

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