An off-obligation New Jersey cop shot two individuals lifeless whereas making an attempt to fend off an tried theft in Newark, officers stated Monday.
The officer opened hearth on the would-be robbers, killing each of them simply earlier than midnight on S. sixth St. close to thirteenth Ave, Essex County Prosecutor’s Workplace spokeswoman Katherine Carter stated.
She stated the officer works for Jersey Metropolis Police Division and was not working on the time of the capturing.
The officer and the 2 suspects weren’t instantly recognized.
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