BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Multiple Victims Shot in Newark’s South Ward

There are multiple victims suffering gunshot wounds at a location in Newark’s South Ward at this time.

According to preliminary reports, gunfire rang out in the vicinity of Bergen Street and Madison Avenue at approximately 9:15 p.m. sending police officers to the scene where they found about four victims struck by bullets.

We are not receiving reports of fatal injuries for any of the victims at this time.

Police have a large crime scene established that stretches to Hunterdon Street.

A black male suspect arrived in the area with a gun and began shooting before running away from the scene.

Avoid the area for the police investigation.