NEWARK — Twice in the span of two hours early Friday morning, off-duty corrections officers fired their guns while grappling with alleged criminals in the city of Newark.
In the first incident, at about 3:30 a.m., an off-duty corrections officer fired during an altercation near Elmwood Avenue and Broadway, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino announced in a release Friday afternoon. No one was injured in the shooting, authorities said.
At about 5:30 a.m., Laurino said a second corrections officer, who was off-duty but dressed in uniform and on his way to work, allegedly saw a man inside his parked car. The …read more
Source: NJ.com Essex