Newark police shoot, injure man brandishing replica gun at gas station

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Police in Newark shot and injured a man brandishing a replica gun early Friday morning at a gas station, according to the police department.

The shooting occurred at around 4:30 a.m. Friday at the Chevron station in the 6100 block of Jarvis Avenue, police said.

Officers had responded to the station on reports of a disturbance, and when they arrived, the man brandished the replica gun, police said. One of the responding officers then shot the man.

The man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Gas station security cameras captured the shooting and show that the man was not behaving appropriately, police said. Newark PD said it has had a number of contacts with the man before Friday’s shooting.

No other details were immediately available.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.