Cops: East Orange officer shoots & wounds machete-wielding man

Investigators say the officer pulled over a driver near Central Avenue. The driver allegedly threatened the officer with a machete and would not put it

Authorities say an East Orange police officer shot and wounded a machete-wielding man last night.

Authorities say an East Orange police officer shot and wounded a machete-wielding man last night. (5/5/13)

EAST ORANGE - Authorities say an East Orange police officer shot and wounded a machete-wielding man last night.

Investigators say the officer pulled over a driver near Central Avenue. The driver allegedly threatened the officer with a machete and would not put it down when asked.

The officer then fired his weapon, wounding the unidentified 28-year-old Irvington man.

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