Police-Involved Shooting in New Brunswick, N.J.

The shooting is under investigation

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012  |  Updated 6:44 AM EDT
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Police-Involved Shooting in New Brunswick, N.J.

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Scene of police-involved shooting in New Brunswick, N.J. Tuesday night.

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A police-involved shooting in New Brunswick, N.J. Tuesday evening is under investigation.

It happened at about 6:15 p.m. near the intersection of Remsen Avenue and Seaman Street, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.

Two New Brunswick police officers were on routine patrol when they encountered a fight near the intersection, officials said.

One of the individuals involved was believed to have a gun and believed to have fired shots, officials said.

The officers then fired shots in response and wounded the man.

The man was rushed to the hospital in serious condition. 

Stay with NBC New York for updates on this developing story.

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