Police said the dog was lunging at them and others on the crowded sidewalk, but one witness saw it another way.
Ramarley Graham was shot dead by police on Feb. 2 in the bathroom of the apartment where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
The officer was apparently attacked by two men as he walked along Grove Street near Broadway shortly before midnight Sunday.
Officials said the man was combative and officers opened fire, shooting the man in the head.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says 19-year-old Malik Williams of Garfield was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center following shots fired by both Garfield and Bergen County police.
Barry Deloatch, 47, was fatally shot after police chased him into an alley just before 1 a.m. on Throop Avenue, relatives said.
The shooting, which left the suspect critically wounded, occurred at 6:15 p.m. Monday after police used a security tracking device to locate a Volkswagen SUV a woman had reported stolen.
The man was in stable condition. The officers were not seriously injured and five people are in custody.
Authorities said an undercover New York City police officer shot and killed a man after he pulled a gun on him during a buy and bust operation with two gun traffickers on Wednesday night.
An off-duty Triboro Bridge and Tunnel Authority officer was shot Saturday night during a botched robbery at a Brooklyn store.
A Paramus police officer who nearly died after being shot in the line of duty shared her incredible story of survival for the first time on Thursday.
A Nassau County police officer was shot and killed in Massapequa Park Saturday night in what may have been a tragic case of friendly fire.
Authorities say a New York City man was wounded by police after fleeing plainclothes officers and opening fire on them.
The shooting happened just before 1:30 p.m. in front of the Manor Heights Shopping Plaza. One officer was taken to hospital with leg injuries and two men were apprehended by authorities.
Authorities say an Atlantic City police officer fired a shot while she and another officer struggled with a suspect Saturday morning. No one was struck by the bullet.