Police shot and killed a man suspected of robbing a CVS store at knife-point late Sunday in Leonia, N.J. It was not specified what the suspect did to prompt police to open fire.
Police shot and killed a teenager Tuesday night in the South Ward of Newark, according to published reports.
“We’re lucky again,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “If it had been up an inch it would’ve been right into the officer’s body.”
The New York City man charged with firing the shot that killed a police officer responding to a report of a break-in says in court papers he didn’t mean to fire the gun and he is sorry that it happened.
Antonio Olmeda has previously served a 4-year sentence on a weapons charge that included an arsenal of swords, pipe bombs, and assault weapons was found in his van.
The investigation continues to what sparked police officers to open fire inside the Holland Tunnel during rush hour on Friday, causing the major transit passage to be closed for six hours.
Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.
“The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene,” said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.
Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.
On Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect’s father, spoke to CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to “put the guns away.”
Robert Ellis, of Ridgewood, N.J., died after an exchange of fire with police at 568 Jackson Road in Washington Township.
The police officer who was shot in the head during an exchange with a gunman on Friday afternoon has died.
A police officer critically injured in New Jersey is on the road to recovery. The hero from Paramus was shot during a routine traffic stop, and she was cleared Friday to go home.
Jahmell Crokam, 19, was accused of pulling a gun and repeatedly shooting Matlosz, leaving him to die in the hospital less than an hour later.
Police said an officer shot and killed Jahind Davis, who along with another man, allegedly broken into two rooms at the Knight’s Inn then robbed and beat a man.