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ALERT: Suspect Sought for Firing Shots in Newark's South Ward

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Newark are reporting that police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in an Aggravated Assault (shooting) that occurred on Wednesday, September 2.

Police say the shooting occurred in the area of Chancellor Avenue and Schley Street in Newark during the afternoon.

According to police, the suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion with long dark dreadlocks, wearing a dark-colored baseball style hat backward, long-sleeve white shirt, blue jeans, and light-colored sneakers.

Detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of this investigation. Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the suspect 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.