Today Marks 1 Year Since Deadly Jersey City Shootout


JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — It has been one year since a shootout in Jersey City left six people dead, including veteran Det. Joseph Seals.

A virtual remembrance will be held Thursday to honor the lives lost on that day.

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The Jersey City police department will also hold a commemoration at the cemetery where Seals, a married father of five, was shot and killed.

His killers would later open fire inside a kosher market, killing three more people.

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Both shooters will killed by police during an hours-long standoff.


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