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Wounded Off-Duty Police Officer Kills Alleged Teen Attacker

February 09, 2010  | 

An off-duty New Jersey sheriff's deputy, critically injured in a shooting at a go-go club, shot his attacker dead before collapsing, police said.

Lorenzo Zackery of Newark is expected to recover, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura told The Star-Ledger. Zackery was shot Sunday night in Knockouts Go-Go Lounge in Newark.

Investigators say Darnell McNeil, 19, angry about being denied admittance to Knockouts, returned with a gun and opened fire. Zackery, an Essex County sheriff's deputy, ran after him in spite of his wound, and opened fire.

Read full story at upi.com.

Tags: Off-Duty Incidents


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ROB ROY @ 2/9/2010 6:46 PM

HALLELUAH AND PRAISE THE LORD Deputy Zachery. Not only are you a brave man but you did society a favor so we don't have to waste tax payer money to support that P.O.S. McNiel.

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