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Newark Central Ward Shooting Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on
Newark

There were non-fatal injuries reported in a shots-fired incident that occurred in a section of Newark's Central Ward on Thursday evening. 

Around 5:45 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Muhammad Ali Avenue and Quitman Street, where police arrived and found a person struck by gunfire. 

Police say they set up a crime scene in the area where they found ballistics, but no suspects were found after a search of the neighborhood. 

The victim's injuries have not been confirmed as a fatality as of 4:30 a.m. today. 

Police are investigating a motive for the shooting.