Police-involved shooting during raid in Newark

September 29, 2010 3:53:52 AM PDT
A suspect was shot by a federal law enforcement officer during a raid at a Newark house Wednesday morning.

Police say the man was shot in the leg when a large number of officers descended on the house, on Highland Avenue, just after 5:30 a.m.

He was taken to University Hospital in Newark with a non-life threatening injury.

The suspect was believed to have been shot during the raid by a U.S. Marshal, who was not injured.

An Essex County Sheriff's Officer was injured during the arrest and was treated at the hospital.


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