Off-duty sheriff's officer shot in Newark

November 19, 2009 9:25:39 AM PST
An attempted carjacking ended with a shooting outside a bar in Newark. A sheriff's officer was wounded and two men are in custody.

Eyewitness News is told the officer was shot in the leg.

The suspects then raced away from the bar, but they crashed into a livery cab, slamming it right into the side of a building. The cab driver had to be cut out of the wreckage.

Meanwhile, police have made two arrests. They are still looking for a third man.


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