Gunmen Fire Shots During Newark Commercial Robbery

Newark Police are on the search for a suspect who entered a business in Newark and committed an armed robbery on Wednesday evening.

According to police officers, units were dispatched to a business in the vicinity of 9 7th Avenue to investigate reports of shots fired at approximately 5 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found that an armed suspect entered the business and announced a robbery then fired one round from a gun before fleeing the scene.

Police say the suspect fled the scene and was last observed on 7th Avenue. Officers located one shell casing at the business, but no one was injured during the incident, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation.