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Man Wanted for Montclair Shooting Arrested in Newark

Newark Montclair

A man wanted for a shooting outside a Montclair barber shop was arrested Friday after a three-month investigation.

According to authorities, on Nov. 17th police were called to the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Mission Street sometime around 7 p.m. for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found a 26-year-old Montclair man lying on the floor of the barbershop after being shot on Bloomfield Avenue. The victim was subsequently transported to Mountainside Hospital suffering non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives investigating the shooting identified Rueben Moore, 28, of Montclair, as a suspect.

Officials say Moore was arrested in Newark without incident on Feb. 13 and has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, and weapons offenses.