Gunmen Fire Shots on Mount Vernon Place in Newark's West Ward

Police have confirmed that hospital's in the region checked negative for walk-in victims after a shots-fired incident occurred in a Newark West Ward neighborhood on Friday morning.

According to police, just before 2:55 a.m., a gunman arrived in the vicinity of 10 Mount Vernon Place and began firing round at unknown targets.

Police officers arrived at the scene and found shell casings, but after canvassing the area, no victims were located according to authorities.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation and the suspect is at-large.