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Gunfire Shuts Down Washington Street in Newark

By rlsmetro on

Police reported no injuries in a shots fired incident that occurred Wednesday evening in Newark. 

Officers patrolling the area of Washington Street near West Kinney heard several rounds of gunfire in the neighborhood around 4:54 p.m. 

Police canvassed the area and found shell casings, then temporarily closed Washington Street between West Kinney to Spruce where they collected evidence and searched for victims. 

The suspect fled the scene and has not been apprehended. 

Police have not released a motive for the shooting at this time.