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New Jersey cops search for gunman who shot at police

Newark police recognized the at-large madman who opened hearth on two officers Tuesday afternoon.

Kendall Howard, 30, was charged with two counts of tried homicide of the 2 Newark officers, illegal possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an illegal objective.

The incident unfolded round 2 p.m. when police had been alerted to Howard, who allegedly matched the outline of a suspect from a separate capturing on Oct. 28.

Police tried to question Howard in regards to the capturing earlier than the 30-year-old pulled a gun out and fired at both cops.

“They stopped him to talk to him and to identify him, and a violent interaction occurred,” performing Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens instructed reporters in regards to the Tuesday incident.

Both officers remain hospitalized at Newark’s University Hospital, in accordance with police. Authorities mentioned one officer who is in crucial was grazed on the neck, and the opposite was shot within the leg.

A warrant was issued for Howard who police describe as 6-foot-3 and “armed and dangerous.”
Newark NJ Department of Public Safety

“This remains an active investigation,” state Attorney General Matthew Platkin instructed reporters close to the scene late Tuesday night.

A warrant was issued for Howard who police describe as 6-foot-3 and “armed and dangerous.”

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy mentioned he was in touch with native authorities.

“We will continue to support local law enforcement and ensure that all residents are safe,” Murphy wrote on Twitter.

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