Newark police officer shot during robbery attempt recovering from injury

Police say a Newark officer was shot in

Police say a Newark officer was shot in the leg during a robbery attempt. (July 30, 2014 10:43 PM)

Police say a Newark officer is recovering at home after he was shot in the leg trying to stop a robbery.

Lloyd Darby, who owns the 99 Cent Zone at Clinton Avenue and Stratford Place, is praising the officer for thwarting the robbery and protecting his employees.

Witnesses say the man entered the store at around 3 p.m Wednesday, pointed his gun and told workers to empty their pockets.

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