BREAKING: Active sniper in elevated position shoots two police officers in Newark, New Jersey

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Police in Newark, New Jersey are dealing with an active sniper who is allegedly firing a rifle at cops from a rooftop, injuring two officers.


Police in Newark, New Jersey, are this afternoon, Tuesday, November 1, dealing with an active sniper. The gunman is said to be armed with a rifle and is located in an elevated position on a rooftop. It is reported that the police were in the process of executing an arrest warrant for the suspected shooter.

He has reportedly already shot two cops who have subsequently been transferred to a hospital. A SWAT unit and helicopter have reportedly been deployed to the scene, believed to be at Van Velsor Pl & Chancellor Avenue.

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Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]


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