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Gunfire Erupts on Jones Street in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

A male suspect fled the shooting scene in a section of Newark's Central Ward Wednesday evening. 

Police said gunfire rang out in the vicinity of 56 Jones Street around 5:30 p.m.

Officers responding to the ShotSpotter activation in the area arrived and found multiple shell casings, but no victims were found after police canvassed the scene. 

Police taped off a section of the area to collect evidence, but the suspect remains at large. 

The Newark Police Department will investigate the incident.