Man Wanted for Attempted Murder Arrested by Newark Police

Newark Police offcials announced the arrest of Mr. Kareem C. Bronson, 27, of Newark, for attempted murder in an incident that occurred on Tuesday, October 3rd.

According to a statement released by Newark's police, at approximately 2:37 a.m., police responded to the 200-block of South Orange Avenue on a call of an assault with a deadly weapon.

Responding officers found a male suffering a gunshot wound.

Police said EMS tranportsed the victim to University Hospital for treatment then doctors released him.

Major Crimes detectives investigating this shooting developed sufficient evidence to identify Me. Kareem Bronson as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Officers of the 4th Precinct apprehended Bronson today (Tuesday) on South 18th Street without incident then later charged him with Attempted Murder, Robbery, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Certain Persons Prohibited from Weapons Possession.

These charges are merely accusations.

The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.