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DEVELOPING: Police-Involved Shooting Under Investigation in Newark’s North Ward


An active investigation is underway into a police-involved shooting in Newark’s North Ward. 

It happened around 1:30 p.m. on the Passaic River side of Passaic Street near Oriental. 

At least one Newark Police Officer reportedly fired their weapon after being rammed by a stolen vehicle. 

The suspect crashed near exit 5 on NJ-21. He was taken into custody and authorities are reporting no injuries at this time. 

Officials have not released the circumstance behind the shooting.