NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Officials say a retired New York City Police detective wounded two suspects who tried to rob her in Newark.
Police say the 43-year-old, who retired nine months ago, was getting into her vehicle in Newark on Thursday night when she was approached by two men who brandished a gun and demanded money.
The detective opened fire, wounding the 23- and 27-year-old suspects, who fled on foot. They were apprehended and taken to a hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
The suspects are charged with robbery.
Police recovered a replica gun.
No names have been released.