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Neighborhood Shooting Forces Shelter in Place at High School in Newark

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By: Jackie Amorine 

Newark Police are investigating a shots-fired incident in a neighborhood which  forced a shelter-in-place status at a nearby school Tuesday morning. 

For the second time in less than a week, police responded to reports of shots fired near 55 South 12th Street around 8:10 a.m. 

Units arrived and found a vehicle struck by bullets, but after cops searched the neighborhood, no gunshot victims were found. 

The incident had officials at the Payne Technical School on alert where a shelter-in-place status was implemented. 

The suspect fled the scene and remained at large. 

Police are trying to determine if the shooting incident on the same block on  Wednesday November 16th is related. 

Two individuals were shot in that incident near 77 South 12th Street.