Man Wanted for Newark North Ward Shooting

Newark Police officials need your help identifying a male wanted in connection to an aggravated assault shooting on Friday, October 5th.

The Newark Police Division Shooting Response Team is investigating an early-morning shooting that occurred in the 100 block of North 5th Street just after 2:30 a.m. according to police.

Police say they have developed evidence identifying the male as a possible suspect.

While police are actively searching for this suspect, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating him and removing him from Newark streets.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.