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Gunfire Erupts on Alexander Street in Newark's West Ward


By: Jackie Amorine 

Police checked area hospitals for potential victims of a shooting in Newark's Vailsburg section Monday night. 

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of 192 Alexander Street around 8:50 p.m. 

Several West Ward units arrived and found evidence of a shooting in the neighborhood. 

Officers recovered shell casings, but no victims were found after they searched the community. 

The motive for the shooting is under investigation and the suspect remains at large.