Gunfire Erupts on Delavan Avenue in Newark

There were no injuries immediately reported in a shots-fired incident that occurred in a section of Newark’s North Ward on Saturday afternoon.

According to police, several gunshot blasts activated a ShotSpotter device in the 60’s block of Delavan Avenue around 12:50 p.m.

Police arrived at the scene and found evidence that a shooting occurred, but after they checked the area, no victims were found.

Officials say several shell casings were recovered after a shooter fired off rounds in the residential community.

The suspect fled that scene and is at-large.

It is not clear who the suspect’s target was at this time.