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

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.