ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- An Englewood police officer rescued a 66-year-old city man who shot himself in his car in an apparent suicide attempt across from headquarters.
Officer Adolfo Gutierrez was flagged down by a citizen who spotted the victim bleeding from the neck in his car Monday morning, Police Chief Lawrence Suffern told Daily Voice.
"He was breathing and still had the gun in his hand," Suffern said.
Gutierrez safely removed the .25-caliber weapon, got the man out of the car and rendered first aid, the chief said.
"As of this morning, [the victim] was still at Hackensack University Medical Center," Suffern said.
"All indictators point to self-inflicted," he said. "But detectives are following up."