Police: Bayonne man charged in connection to police chase

Police say one officer shot Kelvin Ortiz during the pursuit.

News 12 Staff

Jul 15, 2023, 12:21 AM

Updated 311 days ago


A Bayonne man has been charged following a police chase that occurred on Thursday. Kelvin Ortiz is accused of crashing into two police vehicles and another car after fleeing a gas station theft.
Police say one officer shot Ortiz during the pursuit.
Ortiz faces aggravated assault and weapons charges, according to authorities.

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