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Newark Officer Fatally Shot While Off Duty

May 27, 2011  | 

A Newark (N.J.) Police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening in a drive-by shooting, while ordering pizza and dressed in plainclothes.

William Johnson, 45, was a 16-year veteran of the force. Two others were also injured when an unknown assailant pulled up and opened fire into the crowded Texas Fried Chicken and Pizza from inside a moving car.

Source: The Star-Ledger

Tags: Drive-by Shootings, Off-Duty Incidents, Newark PD


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