DEVELOPING: Gunfire Erupts in Newark’s Vailsburg Section

Residents are urged to avoid the 1100 block of South Orange Avenue near Dover Street as police are actively investigating a shots-fired incident at this time.

It happened at approximately 9:28 p.m., when armed gunmen cleared the avenue by repeatedly firing at males standing on corners in that area.

Police are not reporting injuries, but several shell casings have been located.

Authorities learned of the shootings from a ShotSpotter activation.

Avoid the area for the investigation.