Chase leads to police-involved shooting in NJ

September 20, 2010 5:27:52 AM PDT
Authorities in New Jersey have identified a suspect who was shot and wounded by police after a dangerous chase.

The shooting happened in Newark Sunday morning after officers responded to a shots-fired call in Elizabeth.

Authorities say 30-year-old Anwar Crockett led police on a chase to Chadwick Avenue, where his car struck a pole.

An officer then opened fire during a confrontation. Crockett was hit multiple times.

Another person in the car fled the scene.

His condition has not been released.


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