Retired sheriff's officer carjacked in Newark

October 3, 2011 7:51:08 PM PDT
A retired Essex County Sheriff's Officer was carjacked in Newark Monday night.

It happened at around 9:15 p.m. at Clifton and Elwood Avenues.

The officer fired his weapon at the suspect who fled the scene in the officer's 2010 gray Nissan Maxima.

It's not known if the suspect was shot.

The retired officer was not injured.