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Newark Policeman Shot in Leg

 
Newark Policeman Shot in Leg
Posted Wednesday, July 30th 2014 @ 4pm

A police officer has been shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon in Newark, New Jersey.

The officer was flagged down by residents who were witnessing an armed robbery. The officer was trying to prevent the robbery when the gun went off, hitting him in the leg.

The officer is being treated at University Hospital on Clinton Avenue, and the suspect is currently in police custody.

 

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Source: Channel 7 Eyewitness News

Photo Credit: Getty Images

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