BREAKING NEWARK: Gunfire Erupts in Newark’s Ironbound Section

Police are on the scene conducting shots fired investigation at a location in Newark’s Ironbound section at this time.

According to preliminary reports, gunfire rang out near the Save Smart store located in the vicinity of Merchant and Ferry at around 2:20 p.m.

When Newark East Ward officers arrived at the scene, they found evidence that a shooting occurred but a search of the area indicated no victims.

Police are currently investigating the motive behind the shooting.

The suspect remains at-large.