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Jersey City Police Traffic Stop Ends in Arrest of Armed Suspect Wanted for Newark Shooting

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Jersey City

By: Jeff Sommes 

Jersey CIyt Police arrested an armed suspect reportedly wanted by authorities in Essex County for a shots-fired incident in Newark. 

According to preliminary reports, on Friday around 8:20 p.m.,  police came across a black Buick in the area of Mallory Avenue and Clendeny Street with registrations that came back wanted for a Newark shooting. 

Police say the driver was questioned and taken into custody without further incident. 


A further investigation revealed that a loaded weapon was recovered, possibly used in the Newark incident. 

Newark Police were notified of the arrest and are expected to continue the investigation.