NJ Officer Killed in Ambush

Published 07/14 2014 01:09PM

Updated 07/14 2014 01:14PM

A New Jersey police officer is dead after authorities say he was ambushed.
Police in Jersey city say the officer was responding to a possible robbery Sunday morning.
They say a man shot the 23 year-old officer while he was still in his squad car.
Before the ambush, police say that same man had assaulted a security guard at the store and stole his gun.
They say he didn't make any attempt to rob the store ,instead he told a witness he would be famous.
That suspect was later shot and killed by police.

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Featured Coupon


Featured Business