Officer injured in police-involved shooting at Linden motel

LINDEN - A Piscataway police officer was injured during an undercover operation at the Benedict Motel in Linden.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m.

Police fired at a suspect who then rammed his car into a Piscataway police officer and drove away.

The injured officer was taken to a local hospital.

The suspect was hit in the face by a bullet before crashing on Route 1 by the Conoco Refinery, causing a major accident.

Police have one additional suspect in custody.

A part of Route 1 has been shut down as police continue to gather evidence.

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