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East Orange Man Accused of Firing Gun At A Woman in Newark's Ironbound Section; Attempted Murder Charges

By kcora on
Newark

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.