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Newark police shoot at car after being rammed

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Newark police have fired shots at a car after the driver allegedly rammed a police vehicle and someone inside pointed a gun at officers.

Authorities tell The Star-Ledger that no officers were hurt in the incident Wednesday night and it's not clear if any civilians were.

Police say the driver of a Mazda rammed a police vehicle during a stop around 8:30 p.m. and a suspect inside the car aimed a handgun at detectives. Police say they later determined a shot was fired from the car.

Police responded by firing at the car.

The Mazda got away and was found later.

One suspect was arrested, but police say more may have been in the car. Police say they do not know whether officers' shots hit anyone in the vehicle.

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