1 Man Dead, 2 Police Officers Hospitalized After Shooting at New Jersey Library


One man is dead and two police officers are hospitalized with shock after a shooting at a New Jersey library on Friday, reports CBS New York.

Police said the fatal shooting occurred on the top floor of the Lyndhurst Public Library at around 1:30 p.m.

The officers reportedly opened fire following a confrontation with the suspect identified as Kevin Allen, 36.

Barb McGuire lives across the street from the library and told the station she tried to comfort a woman who frantically ran out of the library.

“She heard noise, she heard running around. She saw the cops, she heard pop pop pop,” said McGuire. “She said the cops said ‘everyone get out’ and that was it.”

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