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16 July 2009

New York Times

Just before dawn Thursday, an officer on stakeout was shot in his cruiser, and the assailant, who concealed his shotgun under a friar's robe, ran into a Jersey City tenement and holed up with a woman. Officers in riot gear moved in — up the dark stairways, into the halls, where more would be shot. Evacuations were terrifying. Officers shouted and banged on doors. Not everyone got out. The officers approached a third-floor apartment. Some used a battering ram to break... (

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