Gunfire Erupts on Newark South Ward Street

A shots fired incident that occurred in a neighborhood in Newark's South Ward is under investigation.

Police responded to the shooting that occurred in the vicinity of Reeves and West Runyon just before 5 p.m. Wednesday where officers arrived to find multiple shell casings, but officers were not able to find any victims after canvassing the location.

Detectives set up a crime scene in the area where officers searched for additional evidence and possible suspects wanted for the shooting.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Tillinghast Street, Newark, NJ, 07108