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ALERT: Bloomfield Man Wanted for Newark Shooting


Police in Newark are seeking the public’s help locating Mr. Avery Solomon, 22, of Bloomfield, who is wanted for questioning in connection with a shooting that occurred on January 29. 

Police say just before 11:50 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired at the 100 block of Jelliff Avenue.

According to police, two males were shot following a quarrel and arrived at University Hospital for treatment.

Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in locating Solomon for police say questioning as part of their investigation.

Police say Solomon is described as 6-ft. tall and 170 pounds, with a medium brown complexion, tattoos on his neck, black hair and brown eyes.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Avery Solomon to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.