North Bergen police fatally shoot man who allegedly stabbed three people

first_imgNORTH BERGEN — Local police fatally shot a man who allegedly stabbed three people Monday morning, according to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.At 3:20 a.m. Monday morning, officers responded to a 911 call regarding a fight in progress at 1601 Union Tpke. After arriving, one officer noticed a female victim with numerous stab wounds and administered medical aid. The woman then directed two other responding officers to behind the residence, where they found another female victim and a male suspect. Officers attempted to deescalate the situation while administering aid to the second victim. However, their efforts to restrain the man with pepper spray did not work, forcing them to discharge their weapons. The suspect was identified as Winston Espino Sanchez, 45, of Union City. He was struck in the torso, treated on scene, and taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he later passed away, the release said.The County Prosecutor is investigating. ×last_img read more

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