Suspects open fire during police chase in East Orange

(04/12/06) EAST ORANGE ? Three individuals are accused of opening fire on police officers during a chase in East Orange Wednesday.

Police say the incident unfolded as they were tailing three robbery suspects. According to officers, the individuals opened fire and attempted to flee. The chase came to an end when the suspects smashed their car into a police cruiser from the nearby Orange Police Department.

One of the suspects was shot and taken to the hospital for his injuries. The police officer inside the vehicle hit by the suspects was also taken to the hospital for treatment.

 

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