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Supermarket Clerk in Newark Shot, Killed One of Two Robbery Suspects


Supermarket clerk shot and killed one of two men who attempted to rob the store last night, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said. 

According to officials, shortly before 9 police responded to Neighborhood Deli Supermarket on Irvine Turner Blvd. for an attempted robbery.

Upon arrival police discovered one of the robbers was shot by the store clerk while the second robber fled the scene on foot, according to an initial reports from the prosecutor’s office. 

No additional details were immediately released.

Stay with us as we work on obtaining additional details.