Newark Police officer dragged, shoots driver

October 16, 2011 6:20:54 AM PDT
Newark Police and the Prosecutor's Office are investigating a police involved shooting in Newark.

It happened Saturday night.

A Newark Police officer was dragged by a vehicle near 25 Johnson Avenue.

The police officer fired at the driver.

The driver then hit a building, and the vehicle wound up on its side.

Officials said the driver and the officer were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating.