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Four Apprehended for Newark South Ward Shooting



Police in Newark announced that four men have been arrested and charged with aggravated assault for the shooting of a city resident in the South Ward on April 7.  

According to police Mr. Naim Jones, 18, of Edison; Mr. Justen Couram, 19, Hillside; Mr. Tayvaun Caparitia, 20, of Bronx, N.Y., and Mr. Nasir Osorto, 19, of Newark – were arrested April 8th, a day after the shooting occurred around 10:56 p.m. on 200 the block of Pomona Avenue.    

"Our Major Crimes detectives worked diligently and quickly to find and apprehend these suspects," Director O'Hara said.

The aggravated assault charges are merely accusations. The suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

IMAGES (L-R) Jones, Couram, Caparitia, Osorto