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BREAKING: Police Investigate Shooting in Newark’s North Ward


By: Richard L. Smith

A crime scene has been established, and an active investigation is underway following a shooting incident in Newark's North Ward.

As of now, details are still emerging, and official information remains limited.


Preliminary reports indicate that around 5:50 p.m., a ShotSpotter device was activated near 567 Broadway.

Upon police arriving at the scene, law enforcement discovered evidence of a shooting and promptly cordoned off the area.AdOne individual has been confirmed as a gunshot victim, while authorities are assessing the potential for other injuries.

The suspect responsible for the incident has fled the scene and remains at large.

The investigation is in full swing, and the victim's condition has not been confirmed at this time.

Residents and bystanders are advised to avoid the area to facilitate the ongoing investigation. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.