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Off-Duty Postal Worker Shot by Police Impersonator in New Jersey

November 12, 2015  | 

Newark, NJ, police are looking for two suspects who shot an off-duty postal officer on Thursday.

The victim was shot near the intersection of 18th and Winans avenues in Newark just before 4 a.m. According to U.S. Postal Inspector Greg Kliemisch, the officer was pulled over by individuals posing as Newark Police officers. There was a scuffle between the suspects and the officer, and the officer was shot.

The postal officer, who was off duty, was taken to University Hospital for treatment of a wound to his hand. He was treated and released.

The two suspects fled in a white Ford Crown Victoria, ABC7 reports.


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