LISTEN: 'Our lives are in danger,' 911 caller says of mental health patient shot by cop

JERSEY CITY – Employees at a mental health facility hid in fear when a patient’s outburst turned violent earlier this month, prompting police to shoot the man, 911 calls reveal.

Workers at a group home operated by Jersey City Medical Center told police one of their clients suddenly became violent on Dec. 4 because he wanted access to his money. Police who arrived at the scene shot the man after he allegedly threatened the officers with a large piece of glass.

In one 911 call, which The Jersey Journal obtained through a public records request, an employee …read more

Source: Hudson

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