Funeral service planned for Newark police officer

A wake and funeral service have been arranged for Newark officer William Johnson, who was killed in a drive-by shooting last week while he was

NEWARK - A wake and funeral service have been arranged for Newark officer William Johnson, who was killed in a drive-by shooting last week while he was off-duty.

Johnson's wake will take place at the New Hope Baptist Church Wednesday night, which is also where his funeral will take place on Thursday.

Two other people were also wounded at the Texas Fried Chicken and Pizza Restaurant when Johnson was shot while he was ordering a slice of pizza. A suspect, Rasul McNeil-Thomas, has been taken into custody by the Newark police.

Family of man accused of killing Newark police officer in shock Suspect in fatal shooting of Newark officer in custodyManhunt continues in fatal shooting of Newark police officer

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: Nor'easter conditions hit New Jersey
Rough surf caused some beach erosion in Ortley 2 Strong nor'easter hits the Jersey Shore
A powerful nor'easter caused some of the New 3 Flood pumps help keep Hoboken mostly dry
Strong winds caused some utility poles to tip 4 Video: Nor'easter brings concern to Jersey Shore
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE