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Off-duty corrections officer shot in Newark
NEWARK (WABC) -- An off-duty New Jersey corrections officer was shot in Newark early Tuesday.
Police say the victim was shot outside a child care center at Springfield Avenue and South 19th Street after 12:30 a.m.
The officer was taken to University Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the leg.
No arrests were immediately made.
The victim works at Northern State Prison in Newark, where he is a senior corrections officer.
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