Authorities: Jersey City officer injured during pursuit of armed teen

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Authorities say an officer was injured during a foot pursuit of two teens, including one armed with a gun.

They say police tried to stop a car near Communipaw Avenue and JFK Boulevard when the people inside the car ran off.

Investigators say one of the passengers on the run was a 15-year-old with a gun. They say the teen was reportedly resisting arrest, leaving the officer involved with a broken ankle and tibia.

Officials say the 15-year-old was eventually arrested on multiple charges. A 16-year-old was also arrested.

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