Police: Off-duty officer shoots, kills armed suspect in Newark

Police are investigating the shooting as a possible robbery-in-progress at the Twin City Supermarket, located in the 600 block of Broadway in the city's North

There is no word yet on whether the

There is no word yet on whether the off-duty officer was a customer at the store or if he saw the man outside.

NEWARK - Officials say an off-duty police officer shot and killed an armed suspect in Newark today.

Police are investigating the shooting as a possible robbery-in-progress at the Twin City Supermarket, located in the 600 block of Broadway in the city's North Ward.

There is no word yet on whether the off-duty officer was a customer at the store or if he saw the man outside.

The suspect was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The police officer was not harmed.

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