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DEVELOPING NEWARK NJ: Police Standoff Underway in Newark South Ward Neighborhood; Officer Shot


There is a police standoff underway in a Newark South Ward neighborhood at this time.

Details regarding the incident are developing, but according to preliminary reports, police were attempting to serve a warrant at 186 Goodwin Avenue shortly before 6:25 a.m. when gunfire rang out striking a police officer.

The officer did not suffer any serious injuries as the bullet did not penetrate his vest reports said.

Police believe that the armed suspect is barricaded inside an apartment at that location. Officers on the scene requested multiple units to assist in the operation.

Please avoid the area for the active investigation.

**UPDATE 7:00am** Arrests made. Situation under control