Bronx man accused of shooting at NJ officer

A Bronx man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he and a woman tried to kill a police officer in New Jersey. Prosecutors

A Bronx man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he and a woman tried to kill a police officer in New Jersey.

A Bronx man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he and a woman tried to kill a police officer in New Jersey. (10/18/16)

THE BRONX - A Bronx man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he and a woman tried to kill a police officer in New Jersey.

Prosecutors say Adonis Almonte fired a gun at an off-duty officer from the Harrison Police Department on Friday.
     
Police say that Almonte and the woman were arrested when their car crashed into a home on Oak and Madison streets in Paterson. 

Almonte was hurt in the crash and Ortega ran away, according to officials. Officers caught up with her on Sunday.

The officer was not hurt in the shooting.

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