Police officer and suspect dead in shooting at Jersey City Walgreens on Communipaw Avenue

A young police officer was killed while responding

A young police officer was killed while responding to a report of an armed man at a Jersey City Walgreens store early Sunday morning, and the suspect was also killed. (July 13, 2014 5:40 PM)

A young police officer was killed while responding to a report of an armed man at a Jersey City Walgreens store early Sunday morning, and the suspect was also killed.

It happened at the store on Communipaw Avenue. Authorities say Officer Melvin Santiago was shot in the head as he sat in his patrol car with another officer  shortly after 4 a.m.

Santiago, 23, was pronounced dead shortly...

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