A home invasion suspect allegedly armed with a knife was shot and killed by a northern New Jersey police officer who was trying to apprehend him.
Police made the discovery on Mt. Prospect Avenue. They were responding to a call of a cab crashing into several parked cars, and that’s when they found the driver’s body.
Two separate shootings Saturday killed two men and injured three people in Newark.
Police Det. Josephine Santaniello says the man’s body was discovered around 2 a.m. following reports of a shooting on Highland Avenue.
Five people have been wounded during a series of holiday weekend shootings in Newark, but no fatalities were reported as of Sunday afternoon.