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Newark Police Officer Among 3 Injured In Restaurant Shooting

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Authorities said a Newark Police officer was among three injured at a shooting in a Texas Fried Chicken restaurant. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities said a Newark Police officer was among three injured at a shooting in a Texas Fried Chicken restaurant. (Credit: CBS 2)

NEWARK, N.J. (CBS 2) — A Newark Police officer was among three people injured Thursday night in a shooting at a restaurant in New Jersey’s largest city.

The shooting happened at about 10 p.m. at the Texas Fried Chicken on Lyons Avenue.

The extent of the victims’ injuries is not known at this time.

Police said they’re searching for a dark-colored van that fled the scene.

Stay with CBSNewYork.com for more information on this breaking story as it becomes available.

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