Authorities announced the arrest of Jamil M. Sutton, 39, of East Orange, for an attempted murder that occurred today.
According to police, at approximately 12:12 a.m., officers responded to the area of Riverview Court and Chapel Street on a call of shots fired.
Upon arrival, police learned a man fired a handgun at a woman he knows following a dispute.
No injuries were reported as a result of this incident, which resulted in property damage.
Detectives investigating this incident developed sufficient evidence to identify Jamil M. Sutton as a suspect in this incident and obtained a warrant for his arrest.
Police arrested Sutton today in Newark and charged him with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Criminal Mischief and Conspiracy.
These charges are merely accusations. The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.