Newark off-duty cop is attempted carjack victim

December 19, 2010 2:32:25 PM PST
In New Jersey, police are searching for two men following a violent carjacking attempt on an off-duty police officer.

Investigators say the men drove up to the officer in a silver Jeep on Renner Avenue in Newark, then tried to steal his vehicle.

One of the suspects fired shots at the cop who then returned fire.

No one was struck.

The suspects took off in the jeep.

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