Police arrest man who allegedly tried to run over Toms River police officer

Police say the suspect that fled the scene

Police say the suspect that fled the scene is identified as Shamar Kerr, 24, of Jackson New Jersey. (May 28, 2014 10:30 PM)

Police in Ocean County have arrested a man who allegedly tried to run over a Toms River police officer.

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office says the incident happened at around 4:16 p.m. Wednesday. Toms River police say they approached a vehicle on foot when the driver attempted to run one of the officers over. The officer then allegedly fired a shot and the driver fled on foot.

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